heterocrine

adjective
het·​ero·​crine | \ ˈhet-ə-rə-ˌkrin How to pronounce heterocrine (audio) , -ˌkrīn How to pronounce heterocrine (audio) , -ˌkrēn How to pronounce heterocrine (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterocrine

: having both an endocrine and an exocrine secretion

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“Heterocrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heterocrine. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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