exocrinology

noun
exo·​cri·​nol·​o·​gy | \ˌek-sə-kri-ˈnäl-ə-jē, -ˌkrī-, -ˌkrē- \
plural exocrinologies

Medical Definition of exocrinology 

: the study of external secretions (as pheromones) that serve an integrative function

Learn More about exocrinology

Share exocrinology

Comments on exocrinology

What made you want to look up exocrinology? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

by force of circumstances

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!