Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of the glands and hormones of the body and their related disorders.

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  • n. The study of the endocrine glands of the human body, the hormones produced by them, and their related disorders

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  • n. the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions

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Examples

  • Our Center includes a team of specialists in endocrinology, pediatric surgery, pathology and interventional radiology who have long experience in treating infants with this condition.

    Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center

  • Just the previous year I called him to apply for a fellowship in endocrinology at Washington University.

    Ferid Murad - Autobiography

  • During these five years of medical studies, I had always been interested in endocrinology, probably because two of my best teachers of clinical medicine, P. Etienne-Martin and J. Charpy were themselves interested in what were in those days the early concepts of endocrinology and the beginning logical therapy it appeared to offer.

    Roger Guillemin - Autobiography

  • There I learned endocrinology from the brilliant lectures by

    Andrew V. Schally - Autobiography

  • We were witnessing the birth of a new era in endocrinology, one that started with Yalow.

    Physiology or Medicine 1977 - Press Release

  • Whether its ’supplements’ or altitude training or heated pants for NFL kickers or advances in endocrinology and genetics.

    How We Would Fight Steroids If We Really Meant It - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The Endocrine Society now offers online access to every issue of four top-cited journals in endocrinology.

    The Endocrine Legacy for Libraries and Institutions

  • He also believes it was written by people "who are obviously completely ignorant of basic endocrinology, which is required to evaluate a chemical that acts like the sex hormone estradiol."

    The Bellingham Herald: Sports News

  • Along with general chiropractic, I have additional training and specialization in women's and children's issues, as well as functional endocrinology, which is an alternative treatment for hormone balancing, thyroid management, menopause, infertility issues, high cholesterol, diabetes, and stress management.

    The Vail Trail - All Sections

  • He decided who should stay and who should go, then he set about hiring the people most skilled in the biotech sciences such as endocrinology, gerontology and genetics to create a full complement of research physicians.

    Black Blade

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