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Definition of "endocrinology" [endocrinology]

  • The study of the glands and hormones of the body and their related disorders. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "endocrinology" in a sentence
  • "Our Center includes a team of specialists in endocrinology, pediatric surgery, pathology and interventional radiology who have long experience in treating infants with this condition."
  • "Just the previous year I called him to apply for a fellowship in endocrinology at Washington University."
  • "During these five years of medical studies, I had always been interested in endocrinology, probably because two of my best teachers of clinical medicine, P. Etienne-Martin and J. Charpy were themselves interested in what were in those days the early concepts of endocrinology and the beginning logical therapy it appeared to offer."