endocrine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj endocrine of or belonging to endocrine glands or their secretions "endocrine system"
    • n endocrine any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
    • n endocrine the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
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Usage

In literature:

That is, the endocrine explanation is the correct one.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
Some day we shall have the proverb: 'A man is as old as his endocrines.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Another symptom suggestive of involuntary nervous system or endocrine disorder is the highly frequent suppression of the menstrual function.
"Benign Stupors" by August Hoch
Of the endocrine glands, we will mention only two, which are known to play an important part in mental life.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
Certain endocrine extracts accelerated her metabolism astonishingly.
"Voyage To Eternity" by Milton Lesser
And they don't go away entirely when you shift your endocrine balance?
"Fair and Warmer" by E. G. von Wald
Endocrine relationships in turtles III.
"Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz" by John M. Legler
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In news:

Common flame retardant is an endocrine disruptor.
Detecting Estrogenic Endocrine Disruptors in Personal Care Products and Supplements CosmeticsAndToiletries.com.
What you need to know about scary endocrine disruptors that lurk in everyday products.
What exactly are endocrine disruptors.
Following a European Parliament resolution adopted on April 20, the European Union is poised to address endocrine disruptors, chemical mixtures, and nanosubstances within REACH and related legislation.
Aileron expands into endocrine, metabolic diseases.
In the past decade, aromatase inhibitors have become established adjuvant endocrine treatment for hormone-receptor-positive early breast cancer.
In Endocrine Surgery- adrenal, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas .
The manifestations of pancreatitis range from mild and self-limiting, to the severe, lethal forms of acute pancreatitis , and to permanent loss of exocrine and/or endocrine function in chronic pancreatitis .
According to the Discovery News article, these chemicals can cause endocrine disruption, nervous system damage, developmental damage and more.
New study results published in Environmental Health show that female workers who are exposed to carcinogenic and endocrine-disrupting chemicals while on the job have an increased risk of developing breast cancer.
The thyroid gland, a part of the endocrine (hormone) system, plays a major role in regulating the body's metabolism.
That didn't placate concerned parents who bought the expensive bottles precisely to avoid the endocrine-disrupting chemical found in hard polycarbonate bottles .
EPA published in the November 17 Federal Register a list of 134 chemicals that will be screened for their potential to disrupt the endocrine system.
It's worth mentioning that Endocrine is a clear parody/homage to David Letterman – at least in Frank Miller's 'The Dark Knight Returns.
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In science:

Environmental and endocrine control of waterfowl reproduction.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
Endocrine correlates of parental care in an antartic winter breeding seabird, the Emperor Penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri.
Post-hatching parental care behaviour and hormonal status in a precocial bird
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