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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.
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endocrinology

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

the branch of medical science concerned with endocrine glands and their secretions. — endocrinologist, n. — endocrinologie, endocrinological, adj.
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endocrinology

The branch of medicine that deals with the endocrine glands.
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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
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Translations
endokrinologie
endokrinológia

endocrinology

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en·do·cri·nol·o·gy

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

n endocrinología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa de las hormonas y sus trastornos
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However, all other endocrine organs can experience levels of limited function so it is contradictory that the adrenal glands cannot.
While the focus on the gut and adipose tissue as endocrine contributors in diabetes development has led to development of strategies towards better diabetes management, the contribution of other endocrine organs in disease pathogenesis remains ignored.
The rest of the body including liver, key immune and endocrine organs, large intestine, and kidneys tested as 'barely alive'.
These include a wide range of medicines such as immunosuppressant drugs for malignancies, medicines for infectious diseases, medicines meant for the gastrointestinal system, for the eyes, the endocrine organs, for respiratory and skin disorders and for gynaecology and obstetrics, among others.
Noticeable are pathological findings of endocrine organs. Addison's disease was diagnosed twice and hyperthyreosis in one case, and degenerative or neoplastic diseases of the gonads are diagnosed in 5 cases.
Benign oncocytic tumours are common in salivary glands, endocrine organs and kidneys6.
Among his topics are the underlying principles of human metabolism, digestion and intestinal absorption, important endocrine organs and hormones, the nervous system and metabolism, coping with some extreme situations, diabetes mellitus, and energy balance and body weight regulation.