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Endocrine system

Introduction: Endocrine system

Description of Endocrine system

Endocrine system: the system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that help to control bodily metabolic activity.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Endocrine system: The system of glands that release their secretions (hormones) directly into the circulatory system. In addition to the ENDOCRINE GLANDS, included are the CHROMAFFIN SYSTEM and the NEUROSECRETORY SYSTEMS.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Endocrine system: The system of glands that release their secretions (hormones) directly into the circulatory system. In addition to the ENDOCRINE GLANDS, included are the CHROMAFFIN SYSTEM and the NEUROSECRETORY SYSTEMS.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Endocrine system as an Organ

Endocrine system (organ): The endocrine system includes a group of glands that...more »

Endocrine system (organ): The endocrine system is a complex collection of hormone-producing glands that control basic body functions such as

Endocrine system (organ): See Endocrine system (organ information).

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Endocrine system

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Endocrine system

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Hierarchical classifications of Endocrine system

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WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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