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endocrine gland

noun [C] uk   us   /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
Translations of “endocrine gland”
in Chinese (Traditional) 內分泌腺…
in Chinese (Simplified) 内分泌腺…
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