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endocrine

en·do·crine

endocrine

 
pronunciation:
en d krihn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of a gland, releasing a secretion directly into the bodily fluids, as do the thyroid and adrenals, rather than through ducts.
definition 2: of, pertaining to, or resembling an endocrine gland, or its products.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: any secretion released directly into the bodily fluids.
definition 2: any of the endocrine glands.
derivation: endocrinal (adj.)
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