endocrine gland


endocrine gland

noun

Definition of ENDOCRINE GLAND

:  a gland (as the thyroid or the pituitary) that produces an endocrine secretion —called also ductless gland

First Known Use of ENDOCRINE GLAND

1914

endocrine gland

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ENDOCRINE GLAND

: a gland (as the thyroid or the pituitary) that produces an endocrine secretion—called also ductless gland, gland of internal secretion

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