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endocrine

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adjective en·do·crine \ˈen-də-krən, -ˌkrīn, -ˌkrēn\

Definition of endocrine

  1. 1 :  secreting internally; specifically :  producing secretions that are distributed in the body by way of the bloodstream <hormones produced by the endocrine system>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, affecting, or resembling an endocrine gland or secretion <endocrine tumors>



Origin of endocrine

International Scientific Vocabulary end- + Greek krinein to separate — more at certain


First Known Use: 1914

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endocrine

noun en·do·crine

Definition of endocrine



1922

First Known Use of endocrine

1922

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