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endocrinology

 [en″do-krĭ-nol´o-je]
1. the study of hormones, the endocrine system, and their role in the physiology of the body.
2. a medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the endocrine system.

en·do·cri·nol·o·gy

(en'dō-kri-nol'ŏ-jē),
The science and medical specialty concerned with the internal or hormonal secretions and their physiologic and pathologic relations.
[endocrine + G. logos, study]

endocrinology

/en·do·cri·nol·o·gy/ (-nol´ah-je)
1. the study of hormones and the endocrine system.
2. a medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the endocrine system.

endocrinology

(ĕn′də-krə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the endocrine glands.

en′do·cri′no·log′ic (-krĭn′ə-lŏj′ĭk), en′do·crin′o·log′i·cal adj.
en′do·cri·nol′o·gist n.

endocrinology

[-krinol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, endon + krinein, to secrete, logos, science
the study of the anatomical, physiological, and pathological characteristics of the endocrine system and of the treatment of endocrine problems.

endocrinology

The subspecialty of internal medicine dedicated to studying and managing diseases of the endocrine system–eg, conditions affecting the thyroid, adrenal glands, hypophysis and hypothalamic axes, ovaries, testes, pancreas. See Endocrine pancreas, Endocrinologist.

en·do·cri·nol·o·gy

(en'dō-kri-nol'ŏ-jē)
The science and medical specialty concerned with the internal or hormonal secretions and their physiologic and pathologic relations.
[endocrine + G. logos, study]

endocrinology

the study of ENDOCRINE GLANDS and their secretions.

en·do·cri·nol·o·gy

(en'dō-kri-nol'ŏ-jē)
Medical specialty concerned with internal or hormonal secretions and their physiologic and pathologic relations.
[endocrine + G. logos, study]

endocrinology

(en´dōkrinol´əjē),
n the study of the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology of the endocrine system and the treatment of endocrine problems.

endocrinology

study of the endocrine system.
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Caption: Members of the FDA's Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee in a panel meeting.
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But during a 2-day meeting of the FDA's Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee, the members of the expert panel were asked whether such a study should be required for those therapies with no such signal in preapproval studies.
WASHINGTON -- Makers of antiobesity drugs might see looser requirements for approval if the Food and Drug Administration adopts the recommendations of its Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee, which met in early September.
In December 2010, the FDAs Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee voted positively in favour of Orexigens naltrexone sustained-release (SR) and bupropion SR combination, Contrave.
The Rotterdam Study is designed to examine contributors to chronic diseases in the elderly, including cardiovascular, endocrinologic, psychiatric, neurologic, and eye diseases.
On October 16, 2012, two days prior to a meeting of the FDA's Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee to decide on whether to recommend Kynamro for FDA approval, the FDA published a clinical briefing document questioning the safety and efficacy of Kynamro.
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The FDA's Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee panel came to this consensus at the end of a meeting called by the agency to review data from the trial and consider the implications of long-term use of these products for the prevention and/or treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis.