endocrine endocrine  /ˈɛn doʊ ˌkraɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
  2. (n) any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
  3. (adj) of or belonging to endocrine glands or their secretions

Usage(s):

  1. Since the endocrine system plays a critical role in the timing of menstruation, there is at least a strong circumstantial case that the two are linked.
  2. There are several disturbances of the blood and the endocrine system.
  3. Most are known to be so-called endocrine disrupters, capable of interfering with the hormones that regulate masculinity and femininity.

News

  1. 2013 Endocrine Function Testing Market in Europe: Hospitals, Commercial Labs, Physician Offices, Ambulatory Care Centers

    NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: 2013 Endocrine Function Testing Market in Europe: Hospitals, Commercial ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Endocrine Society expands book publishing program with new imprint

    ( The Endocrine Society ) The Endocrine Society is launching Endocrine Press, a new publishing imprint that will issue print and electronic books as well as journals for a broad audience of health care professionals and patients.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Endocrine Society Announces 2013 Early Investigators, FLARE Internship Award Winners

    The Endocrine Society is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Early Investigators Awards and the inaugural Future Leaders Advancing Research in Endocrinology (FLARE) Internship Awards.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Newswise

Quotes

  1. "This is an important discovery with a clear medical utility. Thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine cancer, and about 1 percent of the general population will develop it at some point in their lifetime. But if detected early enough it is in...
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Kari Stefansson Source: SYS-CON Media

  2. "The popular view is that experienced traders can control their emotions," Mr. Coates told New Scientist. "But, in fact, their endocrine systems are on fire."
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: John Coates Source: New York Times

  3. "The main goal of the ASCO/CAP ER/PgR guideline is to improve the accuracy of test results and ensure that patients receive appropriate care like endocrine therapy, as it has the potential to improve survival and save lives. Widespread access to...
    on Apr 20, 2010 By: Wolff Source: Media Newswire (press release)

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