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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·gist

(en'dō-kri-nol'ŏ-jist),
A clinician or researcher who specializes in endocrinology.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

endocrinologist

A 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.

en·do·cri·nol·o·gist

(en'dō-kri-nol'ŏ-jist)
One who specializes in endocrinology.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

endocrinologist

A 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

Endocrinologist

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.
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The endocrinologist said Hashimoto's Thyroiditis was the most common cause of hypothyroidism or decreased activity of the thyroid gland.
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"In the last few years, we started seeing type 2 diabetes in teenagers and we started seeing in young age group like eight to nine year olds (and) this is because of obesity," confirmed Dr Khaled Al Jaberi, consultant and chief endocrinologist at the Mafraq Hospital.
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The society also publishes a free quarterly newsletter, The Endocrinologist, which contains society news, general news, and feature articles.
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After creating the DBPN, Oxford began identifying members who had not visited an endocrinologist in more than a year and who also exhibited an HbA1c of greater than 9.5.
After all the name-calling, in eighth grade I went to see an endocrinologist (a specialist in hormones, the chemicals that regulate the body.) After a series of blood tests, I received the results in the mail: I was growth-hormone deficient, meaning that my body wasn't producing enough of the natural hormones that stimulate bone growth.
This new level would be 120 times higher than the concentration that UC Berkeley developmental endocrinologist Tyrone B.