Definitions for endocrinologyˌɛn doʊ krəˈnɒl ə dʒi, -kraɪ-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
en•do•cri•nol•o•gyˌɛn doʊ krəˈnɒl ə dʒi, -kraɪ-(n.)
the study of the endocrine glands and their secretions, esp. in relation to their processes or functions.
Origin of endocrinology:
the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions
The study of the endocrine glands of the human body, the hormones produced by them, and their related disorders
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the metabolism, physiology, and disorders of the endocrine system.
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