- the branch of biology dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions, especially in relation to their processes or functions.
Origin of endocrinology
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- the branch of medical science concerned with the endocrine glands and their secretions
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- The study of the glands and hormones of the body and their related disorders.
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- The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the endocrine system.
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