HyperDic: endocrine_system

English > 1 sense of the expression endocrine system:
NOUNbodyendocrine systemthe system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that help to control bodily / bodily metabolic activity
English > endocrine system: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that help to control bodily / bodily metabolic activity.
Part ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
Partsendocrine gland, endocrine, ductless glandAny of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
BroadersystemA group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
Spanishsistema endocrino
Catalansistema endocrí
Adjectivesneuroendocrineof or relating to the nervous and endocrine systems (especially as they function together)

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