Definition of Internal secretion
1. Noun. The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect.
Generic synonyms: Secretion
Specialized synonyms: Acth, Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone, Adrenocorticotrophin, Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, Adrenocorticotropin, Corticotrophin, Corticotropin, Adrenalin, Adrenaline, Epinephrin, Epinephrine, Gastrointestinal Hormone, Gi Hormones, Glucagon, Gonadotrophic Hormone, Gonadotrophin, Gonadotropic Hormone, Gonadotropin, Insulin, Melatonin, Neurohormone, Oxytocin, Pitocin, Parathormone, Parathyroid Hormone, Relaxin, Hypothalamic Releasing Factor, Hypothalamic Releasing Hormone, Releasing Factor, Releasing Hormone, Rh, Growth Hormone, Human Growth Hormone, Somatotrophic Hormone, Somatotrophin, Somatotropic Hormone, Somatotropin, Sth, Thymosin, Thyroid Hormone, Adh, Antidiuretic Hormone, Pitressin, Vasopressin, Sex Hormone, Steroid, Steroid Hormone, Adrenosterone, Glucocorticoid, Catecholamine, Melanocyte-stimulating Hormone, Msh, Thyroid-stimulating Hormone, Thyrotrophic Hormone, Thyrotrophin, Thyrotropic Hormone, Thyrotropin, Tsh, Protirelin, Thyrotropin-releasing Factor, Thyrotropin-releasing Hormone, Trf, Trh
Derivative terms: Endocrinal, Hormonal
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Literary usage of Internal secretion
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"THE SIGNIFICANCE OF internal secretion. THE communication on the above subject published iu SCIENCE for April 30th, by Mr. Albert Mathews, seems to me not ..."
2. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"SECRETION OF THE DUCTLESS GLANDS-internal secretion. The term "internal secretion" is used to designate those secretions of glandular tissues which, ..."
3. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Part XIV Diagnosis of Diseases of the Glands of internal secretion (The Endocrinopathies) A. Introduction The "physiological law" of Treviranus asserted ..."
4. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1912)
"The problem of the cause of the secondary sexual characters has been approached in many ways, but the favorite one is the internal secretion theory, ..."
5. The Origin and Evolution of Life: On the Theory of Action, Reaction and by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1917)
"The body is an organic whole, and the so-called organs of internal secretion are not unique, but the bones, muscles, skin, brain, and every part of the body ..."
6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"They are, however, still interesting, and the simple regulations enforced and their success are certainly suggestive. The internal secretion of the Pancreas ..."
7. Pathological physiology of internal diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"Evidences of internal secretion Direct and conclusive proof that a particular gland supplies an internal secretion to the body is furnished, if peculiar, ..."