autocrine

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au·to·crine

 (ô′tō-krĭn′)
adj.
Relating to the release of chemical substances from endocrine cells that bind to receptors on the same cell that produces them.

autocrine

(ˈɔːtəˌkrɪn)
adj
relating to self-stimulation, through the production of a factor and a specific receptor for it