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Adjective: endocrine  en-du-krin or 'en-du,krIn
  1. Of or belonging to endocrine glands or their secretions
    "endocrine system";
    - endocrinal
Noun: endocrine  en-du-krin or 'en-du,krIn
  1. The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
    - hormone, internal secretion
     
  2. Any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
    - endocrine gland, ductless gland

Derived forms: endocrines

Type of: gland, secreter, secretion, secretor, secretory organ

Antonym: exocrine

Part of: endocrine system

Encyclopedia: Endocrine