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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.
A clinician or researcher who specializes in endocrinology.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
endocrinologistA physician trained in managing–diagnosing and treating–disorders of the endocrine system–thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, hypophyseal and hypothalamic axes, pituitary, pineal body, ovaries, testes, pancreas Meat & potatoes diseases Poorly controlled DM, early menopause, hyperthyroidism Salary $132K + 11% bonus. See Endocrine pancreas, Endocrinology.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
One who specializes in endocrinology.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
endocrinologistA doctor or physiological scientist specializing in the function and disorders of the hormonal ENDOCRINE SYSTEM of the body.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
A medical specialist who treats endocrine (glands that secrete hormones internally directly into the lymph or bloodstream) disorders.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.