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  Definition of endocrine
  1. any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
  2. the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
  3. of or belonging to endocrine glands or their secretions; "endocrine system"
Similar Words: endocrine gland, ductless gland, hormone, internal secretion, endocrinal

 

Hyponyms: thyroid gland, thyroid, parathyroid gland, parathyroid, adrenal gland, adrenal, suprarenal gland, prostate gland, prostate, thymus gland, thymus, pituitary, pituitary gland, pituitary body, hypophysis, anterior pituitary, anterior pituitary gland, adenohypophysis, pars distilis, pars anterior, pars intermedia, posterior pituitary, posterior pituitary gland, neurohypophysis, pars nervosa, pineal gland, pineal body, epiphysis cerebri, epiphysis, islands of Langerhans, isles of Langerhans, islets of Langerhans, adrenal cortex, adrenal medulla, corpus luteum, gonad, adrenocorticotropic hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, ACTH, adrenocorticotropin, adrenocorticotrophin, corticotropin, corticotrophin, epinephrine, epinephrin, adrenaline, Adrenalin, gastrin, ghrelin, glucagon, gonadotropin, gonadotrophin, gonadotropic hormone, gonadotrophic hormone, insulin, melatonin, neurohormone, oxytocin, Pitocin, parathyroid hormone, parathormone, relaxin, releasing hormone, RH, releasing factor, hypothalamic releasing hormone, hypothalamic releasing factor, secretin, somatotropin, somatotrophin, somatotropic hormone, somatotrophic hormone, STH, human growth hormone, growth hormone, thymosin, thyroid hormone, vasopressin, antidiuretic hormone, ADH, Pitressin, steroid hormone, steroid, adrenosterone, glucocorticoid, catecholamine, melanocyte-stimulating hormone, MSH, thyrotropin, thyrotropic hormone, thyrotrophin, thyrotrophic hormone, thyroid-stimulating hormone, TSH, thyrotropin-releasing hormone, TRH, thyrotropin-releasing factor, TRF, protirelin

 

Pertainyms: endocrine gland, ductless gland

 

Part Meronyms: endocrine system

 

 
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