ectocrine


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Related to ectocrine: Exocrine glands, exocrine, endocrine system

ec·to·crine

(ek'tō-krin),
1. Relating to substances, either synthesized or arising by decomposition of organisms, that affect plant life.
2. A compound with ectocrine properties.
3. An ectohormone. Compare: endocrine, exocrine.
[ecto- + G. krinō, to separate]
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