allocrine

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Late 20th century: from Ancient Greek ἄλλος (állos) + κρίνω (krínō, separate).

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allocrine (comparative more allocrine, superlative most allocrine)

  1. (physiology) Relating to or denoting foreign hormones being taken up and eliciting a response in an organism (for example, hormones in breast milk.)

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