paracrine

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Etymology[edit]

para- +‎ -crine, modelled on German parakrin.

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  • IPA(key): /pæɹəkɹaɪn/, /pæɹəkɹɪn/

Adjective[edit]

paracrine (not comparable)

  1. Describing a hormone or other secretion released from endocrine cells into the surrounding tissue rather than into the bloodstream

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Adjective[edit]

paracrine

  1. feminine plural of paracrino