the branch of biology dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions, especially in relation to their processes or functions.
Related formsen·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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Contemporary Examples of 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
Derived Formsendocrinologic (ˌɛndəʊˌkrɪnəˈlɒdʒɪk) or endocrinological, adjectiveendocrinologist, noun
the branch of medical science concerned with the endocrine glands and their secretions
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endocrinologist in Medicine
Related formsen′do•cri′no•log′ic (-krĭn′ə-lŏj′ĭk) null adj.
The study of the glands and hormones of the body and their related disorders.
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endocrinologist in Science
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the endocrine system.
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