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Endocrine gland

Introduction: Endocrine gland

Description of Endocrine gland

Endocrine gland: any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Endocrine gland: Ductless glands that secrete substances which are released directly into the circulation and which influence metabolism and other body functions.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Endocrine gland: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Endocrine gland:

Source - WordNet 2.1

  • endocrine effect

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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Broader terms for Endocrine gland

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The following terms can be used for Endocrine gland

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Endocrine gland

The following list attempts to classify Endocrine gland into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • gland,secreter,secretor,secretory organ
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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