paracrine

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par·a·crine

 (păr′ə-krĭn′, -krēn′)
adj.
Of or relating to the release of locally acting substances from endocrine cells.

[German parakrin : Greek para-, para- + Greek krīnein, to separate; see krei- in Indo-European roots.]

paracrine

(ˈpærəˌkriːn)
adj
(Physiology) relating to a hormone whose release only affects tissue surrounding the gland that secreted it
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