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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the endocrine glands.

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

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  • noun 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

  • There I learned endocrinology from the brilliant lectures by

    Andrew V. Schally - 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

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