paracrine regulation


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paracrine regulation

, paracrine signaling
The secretion of macromolecules, such as clotting factors, to regulate the activities of neighboring cells.
See also: paracrine
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Endocrine and paracrine regulation of birth at term and preterm.
The cellularity in each one of them is different, and the functions are also different, with an intratesticular paracrine regulation, which assures the functional interdependence between the compartments.
It can be secreted and may show autocrine rather than paracrine regulation, although its autocrine role is as yet unexplained.