endocrinology

[en-doh-kruh-nol-uh-jee, -krahy-]
noun
the branch of biology dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions, especially in relation to their processes or functions.

Origin:
1915–20; endocrine + -o- + -logy

endocrinologic [en-doh-krin-l-oj-ik, -krahyn-, -kreen-] , endocrinological, adjective
endocrinologist, noun
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endocrinology (ˌɛndəʊkraɪˈnɒlədʒɪ, -krɪ-)
 
n
the branch of medical science concerned with the endocrine glands and their secretions
 
endocrinologic
 
adj
 
endocrino'logical
 
adj
 
endocri'nologist
 
n

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endocrinology
1919, from endocrine + -logy.
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endocrinology en·do·cri·nol·o·gy (ěn'də-krə-nŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The study of the glands and hormones of the body and their related disorders.


en'do·cri'no·log'ic (-krĭn'ə-lŏj'ĭk) or en'do·crin'o·log'i·cal adj.
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endocrinology   (ěn'də-krə-nŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the endocrine system.
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It sure wasn't from any endocrinologist who actually knew how the body worked.
Try asking your dermatologist what they think of your endocrinologist's comments.
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