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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

endocrinology

the study of ENDOCRINE GLANDS and their secretions.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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This book/DVD package presents high-resolution, color, computer-enhanced images from digital slides, displaying the histological features of hematoxylin- and eosin-stained sections of the various endocrine organs of the mouse at sequential stages of development.
In 1951, he became professor of medicine and director of the division of metabolic research at Jefferson Medical College (later Thomas Jefferson University Hospital) in Philadelphia, where he investigated new techniques to diagnose diseases of the thyroid, adrenal, and other endocrine organs.
Juvenile hormone comes from a pair of endocrine organs known as corpora allata.
Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Endocrine Organs. Lyon, France: IARC Press; 2004.
The authors begin with cell structure and types and classifications of tissues and organs, then move to epithelial tissues and exocrine glands, connective and muscle tissues, cartilage and bone, nervous system and special senses, cardiovascular system, blood, blood cell formation, lymphoid system, integumentary system, endocrine organs, digestive system, urinary system, and reproductive system.
One effect is that the endocrine organs secrete less hormone.
Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Endocrine Organs. Lyon, France: IARC Press; 2004.World Health Organization Classification of Tumours.
Coverage includes the circulatory system, the digestive tract, the endocrine organs, and the ontogeny of sex and sexual physiology.
Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Endocrine Organs. World Health Organization Classification of Tumours.