allocrine

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EtymologyEdit

Late 20th century: from Ancient Greek ἄλλος (allos) + κρίνω (krinō, separate).

AdjectiveEdit

allocrine (comparative more allocrine, superlative most allocrine)

  1. (physiology) Relating to or denoting foreign hormones being taken up and eliciting a response in an organism (for example, hormones in breast milk.)

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Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 14:17