endocrinology

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en·do·cri·nol·o·gy

 (ĕn′də-krə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the endocrine glands.

en′do·cri′no·log′ic (-krĭn′ə-lŏj′ĭk), en′do·crin′o·log′i·cal adj.
en′do·cri·nol′o·gist n.

endocrinology

(ˌɛndəʊkraɪˈnɒlədʒɪ; -krɪ-)
n
(Physiology) the branch of medical science concerned with the endocrine glands and their secretions
endocrinologic, ˌendoˌcrinoˈlogical adj
ˌendocriˈnologist n

en•do•cri•nol•o•gy

(ˌɛn doʊ krəˈnɒl ə dʒi, -kraɪ-)

n.
the study of the endocrine glands and their secretions, esp. in relation to their processes or functions.
[1915–20]
en`do•crin`o•log′ic (-ˌkrɪn lˈɒdʒ ɪk, -ˌkraɪn-) en`do•crin`o•log′i•cal, adj.
en`do•cri•nol′o•gist, n.

en·do·cri·nol·o·gy

(ĕn′də-krə-nŏl′ə-jē)
The branch of biology or medicine that deals with endocrine glands, their functions, and their diseases.

endocrinology

the branch of medical science concerned with endocrine glands and their secretions. — endocrinologist, n. — endocrinologie, endocrinological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties

endocrinology

The branch of medicine that deals with the endocrine glands.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endocrinology - the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretionsendocrinology - the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions
taret organ - (endocrinology) organ most affected by a particular hormone
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations
endokrinologie
endokrinológia

endocrinology

en·do·cri·nol·o·gy

n. endocrinología, estudio de las glándulas endocrinas y las hormonas segregadas por éstas.

endocrinology

n endocrinología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa de las hormonas y sus trastornos
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