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Medical Dictionary


adj ho·lo·crine
\ˈhō-lə-krən, -ˌkrīn, -ˌkrēn, ˈhäl-ə-\

Medical Definition of HOLOCRINE

:  producing or being a secretion resulting from lysis of secretory cells <holocrine glands> <holocrine secretions> <holocrine activity>—compare apocrine, eccrine, merocrine


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