endocrine

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From endo- +‎ Ancient Greek κρίνειν ‎(krínein, to separate).

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endocrine ‎(comparative more endocrine, superlative most endocrine)

  1. Producing internal secretions that are transported around the body by the bloodstream.
  2. Pertaining to the endocrine glands or their secretions.

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Noun[edit]

endocrine ‎(plural endocrines)

  1. The secretion of an endocrine gland.
  2. An endocrine gland.

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Adjective[edit]

endocrine

  1. feminine plural of endocrino