Etymology
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endocrine (adj.)

"secreting internally," 1914, from endo- + Latinized form of Greek krinein "to separate, distinguish" (from PIE root *krei- "to sieve," thus "discriminate, distinguish"). Denoting glands having an internal secretion.

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Definitions of endocrine
1
endocrine (n.)
the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect;
Synonyms: hormone / internal secretion
endocrine (n.)
any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream;
Synonyms: endocrine gland / ductless gland
2
endocrine (adj.)
of or belonging to endocrine glands or their secretions;
endocrine system
Synonyms: endocrinal
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