endocrine glands


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endocrine glands

Ductless glands, producing hormones that travel through the bloodstream to target cells where they affect metabolism. See exocrine glands.
Translations

en·do·crine glands

n. glándulas endocrinas, glándulas que segregan hormonas directamente en la corriente sanguínea (gónadas, pituitaria y suprarrenales).
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The glands that release substances directly into the bloodstream are called ductless or endocrine glands (Figure 1).
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