Associations to the word «Endocrine»


ENDOCRINE, adjective. Producing internal secretions that are transported around the body by the bloodstream.
ENDOCRINE, adjective. Pertaining to the endocrine glands or their secretions.
ENDOCRINE, noun. The secretion of an endocrine gland.
ENDOCRINE, noun. An endocrine gland.
ENDOCRINE DISRUPTOR, noun. (endocrinology) Chemical substances that hinder the normal functioning of the endocrine system in animals and human beings.
ENDOCRINE GLAND, noun. (anatomy) Any of various glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood or lymph and not through a duct.
ENDOCRINE GLANDS, noun. Plural of endocrine gland
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM, noun. (physiology) A control system of ductless glands that secrete hormones which circulate via the bloodstream to affect cells within specific organs.

Dictionary definition

ENDOCRINE, noun. The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect.
ENDOCRINE, noun. Any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream.
ENDOCRINE, adjective. Of or belonging to endocrine glands or their secretions; "endocrine system".

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