endocrine gland

noun

Definition of endocrine gland

: a gland (such as the thyroid or the pituitary) that produces an endocrine secretion called also ductless gland

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1914

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ENDOCRINE GLAND Defined for Kids

endocrine gland

noun en·do·crine gland \ ˈen-də-krən- , -ˌkrīn- \

Definition of endocrine gland for Students

: any of several glands (as the thyroid or pituitary gland) that release hormones directly into the blood

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endocrine gland

noun

medical Definition of endocrine gland

: a gland (as the thyroid or the pituitary) that produces an endocrine secretion called also ductless gland, gland of internal secretion

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