Meaning of “endocrine gland” in the English Dictionary

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"endocrine gland" in British English

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endocrine glandnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈen.də.krɪn ˌɡlænd/ us /ˈen.də.krɪn ˌɡlænd/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • They are called endocrine glands or organs, and their chemical contributions to the blood are known as hormones. 

(Definition of “endocrine gland” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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