endocrine

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Etymology[edit]

From French endocrine, from endo- + Ancient Greek κρίνω (krínō, to separate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛndə(ʊ)kɹaɪn/, /ˈɛndə(ʊ)kɹɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛnd.oʊ.kɹɪn/

Adjective[edit]

endocrine (not comparable)

  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