endocrinology

[en-doh-kruh-nol-uh-jee, -krahy-] /ˌɛn doʊ krəˈnɒl ə dʒi, -kraɪ-/
noun
1.
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
Related forms
endocrinologic
[en-doh-krin-l-oj-ik, -krahyn-, -kreen-] /ˌɛn doʊˌkrɪn lˈɒdʒ ɪk, -ˌkraɪn-, -ˌkrin-/ (Show IPA),
endocrinological, adjective
endocrinologist, noun
Example Sentences for endocrinologist
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.
British Dictionary definitions for endocrinologist
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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Word Origin and History for endocrinologist
endocrinology
1919, from endocrine + -logy.
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endocrinologist in Medicine

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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endocrinologist in Science
endocrinology
  (ěn'də-krə-nŏl'ə-jē)   
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the endocrine system.
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