autocrine

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autocrine (not comparable)

  1. (biology) Of a hormone, neuropeptide, etc.: acting on the cell that produced it.
    Vasopressin could be an autocrine hormone in the olfactory epithelium.
    Many scientific papers suggest an autocrine action of acetylcholin in the lung.

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autocrine f

  1. feminine plural of autocrino