- 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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Examples from the Web for endocrinologist
Endocrinologist Dr. Jeffrey Garber told NPR that the kale-hypothyroidism connection has been “overplayed.”The Dangers of Superfoods
April 9, 2014
The medical jargon was over my head, so I personally hired an endocrinologist and he walked me through the records.I Helped Save Claus von Bulow
December 9, 2008
- the branch of medical science concerned with the endocrine glands and their secretions
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Word Origin and History for endocrinologist
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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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