internal secretion

noun
the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
Syn: ↑hormone, ↑endocrine
Derivationally related forms: ↑endocrinal (for: ↑endocrine), ↑hormonal (for: ↑hormone)
Hypernyms: ↑secretion
Hyponyms:
adrenocorticotropic hormone, ↑adrenocorticotrophic hormone, ↑ACTH, ↑adrenocorticotropin, ↑adrenocorticotrophin, ↑corticotropin, ↑corticotrophin, ↑epinephrine, ↑epinephrin, ↑adrenaline, ↑Adrenalin, ↑gastrointestinal hormone, ↑GI hormones, ↑glucagon, ↑gonadotropin, ↑gonadotrophin, ↑gonadotropic hormone, ↑gonadotrophic hormone, ↑insulin, ↑melatonin, ↑neurohormone, ↑oxytocin, ↑Pitocin, ↑parathyroid hormone, ↑parathormone, ↑relaxin, ↑releasing hormone, ↑RH, ↑releasing factor, ↑hypothalamic releasing hormone, ↑hypothalamic releasing factor, ↑somatotropin, ↑somatotrophin, ↑somatotropic hormone, ↑somatotrophic hormone, ↑STH, ↑human growth hormone, ↑growth hormone, ↑thymosin, ↑thyroid hormone, ↑vasopressin, ↑antidiuretic hormone, ↑ADH, ↑Pitressin, ↑steroid hormone, ↑steroid, ↑sex hormone, ↑adrenosterone, ↑glucocorticoid, ↑catecholamine, ↑melanocyte-stimulating hormone, ↑MSH, ↑thyrotropin, ↑thyrotropic hormone, ↑thyrotrophin, ↑thyrotrophic hormone, ↑thyroid-stimulating hormone, ↑TSH, ↑thyrotropin-releasing hormone, ↑TRH, ↑thyrotropin-releasing factor, ↑TRF, ↑protirelin

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noun

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internal secretion,
a substance secreted by a gland, discharged within the body; hormone.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • internal secretion — secretion of hormones into the blood flow …   English contemporary dictionary

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