Synonyms of endocrine


1. hormone, endocrine, internal secretion, secretion

usage: the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect

2. endocrine gland, endocrine, ductless gland, gland, secretory organ, secretor, secreter

usage: any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream


1. endocrine (vs. exocrine), endocrinal

usage: of or belonging to endocrine glands or their secretions; "endocrine system"

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Definition and meaning of endocrine (Dictionary)