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endocrine system

noun

Medical Definition of ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

:  the glands and parts of glands that produce endocrine secretions, help to integrate and control bodily metabolic activity, and include especially the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroids, adrenals, islets of Langerhans, ovaries, and testes

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