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exocrine

 [ek´so-krin]
1. secreting externally via a duct.
2. denoting such a gland or its secretion.

ex·o·crine

(ek'sō-krin),
1. Denoting glandular secretion delivered onto the body surface. Synonym(s): eccrine (1)
2. Denoting a gland that secretes outwardly through excretory ducts.
[exo- + G. krinō, to separate]

exocrine

/exo·crine/ (ek´so-krin)
1. secreting externally via a duct.
2. denoting such a gland or its secretion.

exocrine

(ĕk′sə-krĭn, -krēn, -krīn′)
adj.
1. Secreting externally, directly or through a duct: exocrine cells.
2. Relating to or produced by an exocrine gland.

exocrine

[ek′səkrin]
Etymology: Gk, exo, outside, krinein, to secrete
pertaining to the process of secreting outwardly through a duct to the surface of an organ or tissue or into a vessel. See also exocrine gland. Compare endocrine system. See also eccrine.

exocrine

adjective Referring to a gland with a duct through which its secretions pass—e.g., lacrimal gland, salivary gland.

ex·o·crine

(ek'sō-krin)
1. Denoting glandular secretion delivered to an apical or luminal surface.
Synonym(s): eccrine (1) .
2. Denoting a gland that secretes outwardly through excretory ducts.
[exo- + G. krinō, to separate]

Exocrine

Relating to external secretion glands, such as sweat glands or salivary glands that release a secretion through a duct to the surface of an organ.

exocrine

of a gland that secretes to the exterior via excretory ducts, e.g. sweat glands

exocrine (ekˑ·s·krin),

adj relating to the outward glandular secretion of a substance onto the surface of an organ via a duct.

ex·o·crine

(ek'sō-krin)
1. Denoting glandular secretion delivered onto the body surface.
2. Denoting a gland that secretes outwardly through excretory ducts.
[exo- + G. krinō, to separate]

exocrine (ek´sokrin),

adj exuding outside the body, from a duct.

exocrine

1. secreting externally via a duct.
2. denoting such a gland or its secretion.
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