ectocrine

noun

ec·​to·​crine ˈek-tə-krən How to pronounce ectocrine (audio) -ˌkrīn How to pronounce ectocrine (audio) -ˌkrēn How to pronounce ectocrine (audio)
: a metabolite produced by an organism of one kind and utilized by one of another kind

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“Ectocrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ectocrine. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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