Medical Dictionary


adj mero·crine \ˈmer-ə-krən, -ˌkrīn, -ˌkrēn\

Medical Definition of MEROCRINE

:  producing a secretion that is discharged without major damage to the secreting cells <merocrine glands>; also :  of or produced by a merocrine gland <a merocrine secretion>—compare apocrine, eccrine, holocrine


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