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endocrinology en·do·cri·nol·o·gy (ěn'də-krə-nŏl'ə-jē)
The study of the glands and hormones of the body and their related disorders.
|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.