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In a broader sense endocrine denotes ''related to the [[hormone]] system''.
 
In a broader sense endocrine denotes ''related to the [[hormone]] system''.
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Related secretion modes are
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* [[paracrine]] secretion
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* [[autocrine]] secretion
  
 
[[Endocrinology]] is the science and clinical speciality of endocrine secretion.
 
[[Endocrinology]] is the science and clinical speciality of endocrine secretion.

Revision as of 20:29, 5 August 2006

From greek krinein - to separate
German: endokrin

The term endocrine refers to a secretion mode of glandular cells, where their products are delivered to bloodstream.

In a broader sense endocrine denotes related to the hormone system.

Related secretion modes are

Endocrinology is the science and clinical speciality of endocrine secretion.

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