a natural or synthetic chemical that mimics or blocks the action of a natural hormone and that may disrupt the body's endocrine system.
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Origin of endocrine disruptor
First recorded in 1990–95
OTHER WORDS FROM endocrine disruptorendocrine disruption, noun
Words nearby endocrine disruptor
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