[ en-doh-kruh-nol-uh-jee, -krahy- ]
/ ˌɛn doʊ krəˈnɒl ə dʒi, -kraɪ- /
the branch of biology dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions, especially in relation to their processes or functions.
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OTHER WORDS FROM endocrinologyen·do·crin·o·log·ic [en-doh-krin-l-oj-ik, -krahyn-, -kreen-] /ˌɛn doʊˌkrɪn lˈɒdʒ ɪk, -ˌkraɪn-, -ˌkrin-/, en·do·crin·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveen·do·cri·nol·o·gist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for endocrinologist
Endocrinologist Dr. Jeffrey Garber told NPR that the kale-hypothyroidism connection has been “overplayed.”
The medical jargon was over my head, so I personally hired an endocrinologist and he walked me through the records.
British Dictionary definitions for endocrinologist
/ (ˌɛndəʊkraɪˈnɒlədʒɪ, -krɪ-) /
the branch of medical science concerned with the endocrine glands and their secretions
Derived forms of endocrinologyendocrinologic (ˌɛndəʊˌkrɪnəˈlɒdʒɪk) or endocrinological, adjectiveendocrinologist, noun
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Medical definitions for endocrinologist
[ ĕn′də-krə-nŏl′ə-jē ]
The study of the glands and hormones of the body and their related disorders.
Other words from endocrinologyen′do•cri′no•log′ic (-krĭn′ə-lŏj′ĭk) null adj.
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Scientific definitions for endocrinologist
[ ĕn′də-krə-nŏl′ə-jē ]
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the endocrine system.
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