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exocrine

adjective exo·crine \ˈek-sə-krən, -ˌkrīn, -ˌkrēn\

Definition of EXOCRINE

:  producing, being, or relating to a secretion that is released outside its source <exocrine pancreatic cells>

Origin of EXOCRINE

International Scientific Vocabulary exo- + Greek krinein to separate — more at certain
First Known Use: circa 1911
Medical Dictionary

exocrine

adjective exo·crine \ˈek-sə-krən, -ˌkrīn, -ˌkrēn\

Medical Definition of EXOCRINE

:  producing, being, or relating to a secretion that is released outside its source <exocrine pancreatic cells> <exocrine functions> <exocrine insufficiency>

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