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English definition of “endocrine gland”

endocrine gland

noun [C]     /ˈen.də.krɪnˌɡlænd/ specialized
any of the organs of the body , such as the pituitary gland or the ovaries , which produce and release hormones into the blood to be carried around the body Glands in the human body
(Definition of endocrine gland noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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