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en doh krahyn

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

  • A hormonal imbalance would indeed suggest an endocrine problem, like diabetes, says Lustig, but many of the conditions that cause the body to lose vital proteins are not endocrine .
  • 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.
  • There are several disturbances of the blood and the endocrine system.
News & Articles


  • John Coates in New York Times
    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... Kari Stefansson http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C3%A1ri_Stef%C3%A1nsson&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE4zlrENEs81XVNitp9yN9A9qxqlQ SYS-CON Media http://www.google.com/url?q=http://au.sys-con.com/node/834006&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEvnvbD4yW73O6SahX43Rs027-o9g Feb 6, 2009 33002 42300 endocrine 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."
  • Paul Byrd in RotoTimes.com
    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... Wolff http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolff&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGSVWP5b6YC1y-6qW6PN_ymK_955g Media Newswire (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://media-newswire.com/release_1117015.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFvbgrcrFI-81CTsQZ2MKio4POjoQ Apr 20, 2010 33004 42303 endocrinologist The Indians, my coaches and MLB have known that I have had a pituitary gland issue for some time and have assisted me in getting blood tests in different states," Byrd said in the interview. "I am currently working with an endocrinologist...

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