eccrinology

eccrinology

[ek-ruh-nol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of physiology and anatomy dealing with secretions and the secretory glands.

Origin:
< Greek ekkrī́n(ein) to secrete (ek- ec- + krī́nein to separate) + -o- + -logy

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eccrinology (ˌɛkrɪˈnɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of medical science concerned with secretions of the eccrine glands

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Main Entry:  eccrinology
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the scientific study of glands' excretions and secretions
Etymology:  eccrino- 'secrete'
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