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endocrinology

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noun en·do·cri·nol·o·gy \ˌen-də-kri-ˈnä-lə-jē, -ˌkrī-\

Definition of endocrinology

  1. :  a branch of medicine concerned with the structure, function, and disorders of the endocrine glands

en·do·cri·nol·o·gist play \-jist\ noun


Origin of endocrinology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1913


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endocrinology

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noun en·do·cri·nol·o·gy \ˌen-də-kri-ˈnäl-ə-jē, -ˌkrī-\

Medical Definition of endocrinology

plural en·do·cri·nol·o·gies

  1. :  a science dealing with the endocrine glands

  2. en·do·cri·nol·o·gist \-jəst\play noun




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