internal secretion
noun Date: 1895 hormone 1

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  • internal secretion — n. a substance secreted directly into the blood, as by an endocrine gland; hormone * * * …   Universalium

  • internal secretion — n HORMONE (1a) * * * a hormone; a substance secreted by an organ or structure of the endocrine system (q.v.). Cf. external s …   Medical dictionary

  • internal secretion — n. a substance secreted directly into the blood, as by an endocrine gland; hormone …   English World dictionary

  • internal secretion — noun the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect • Syn: ↑hormone, ↑endocrine • Derivationally related forms: ↑endocrinal (for: ↑endocrine), ↑hormonal ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • internal secretion — secretion of hormones into the blood flow …   English contemporary dictionary

  • internal secretion — /ɪnˌtɜnəl səˈkriʃən/ (say in.ternuhl suh kreeshuhn) noun the secretion directly into the bloodstream of a substance manufactured within the body, especially a hormone …   Australian English dictionary

  • internal secretion — Substance absorbed directly by body fluids …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • gland of internal secretion — n ENDOCRINE GLAND …   Medical dictionary

  • gland of internal secretion — endocrine gland …   Useful english dictionary

  • secretion — n. 1) an internal secretion 2) a secretion from * * * [sɪ kriːʃ(ə)n] a secretion from an internal secretion …   Combinatory dictionary

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