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1. The process of internal secretion characteristic of endocrine glands.
2. The product of this process; a hormone.
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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
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n. incresión, secreción interna o endocrina.
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