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adj para·crine \ˈpar-ə-krən, -ˌkrīn\

Medical Definition of PARACRINE

:  of, relating to, promoted by, or being a substance secreted by a cell and acting on adjacent cells <paracrine stimulation of tumor growth—M. B. Rettig et al>—compare autocrine
April 21, 2015
omnipotent Hear it
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