paracrine

[ părə-krĭn ]

adj.

Relating to the release of locally acting substances from endocrine cells.

Nearby words

  1. pigheaded,
  2. pigheadedly,
  3. piglet,
  4. pigling,
  5. pigmeat,
  6. pigment cell,
  7. pigmentary,
  8. pigmentary retinopathy,
  9. pigmentation,
  10. pigmented


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