Incretion - definition of incretion by The Free Dictionary
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1. The process of internal secretion characteristic of endocrine glands.
2. The product of this process; a hormone.
1. (Physiology) direct secretion into the bloodstream, esp of a hormone from an endocrine gland
2. (Physiology) the substance so secreted
[C20: from in-2 + (se)cretion]
inˈcretionary, incretory adj
n. incresión, secreción interna o endocrina.
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Mazurov, "The influence of partial androgen deficiency of aging men (PADAM) on the impulse regime of incretion
of several hormones and mitotic activity," Tsitologiya, vol.
On Day three of the conference August 21st, the topics which will come under discussion include Characteristics of fasting and Ramadan: specific diabetes education trends, Incretion
based therapies in Ramadan, Ramadan fasting and nutritional advice.
Patients who receive incretion
therapy tend to be diagnosed as hormone-refractory cases, which limits the use of mainstream medical approaches.
Influence of extraction of fruetus ligustri lueidi on meat quality and incretion
status of broilers under heat stress.