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

First Known Use of endocrine gland

1914


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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