/ (ˈmɛrəˌkraɪn, -krɪn) /
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Word Origin for merocrine
C20: from mero- + Greek krinein to separate
Words nearby merocrine
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Medical definitions for merocrine
[ mĕr′ə-krĭn, -krīn′, -krēn′ ]
Of or relating to a gland whose secretory cells remain undamaged during secretion.
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