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endocrine system


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

  • n. The bodily system that consists of the endocrine glands and functions to regulate body activities.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A control system of ductless glands that secrete hormones which circulate via the bloodstream to affect cells within specific organs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that help to control bodily metabolic activity


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