Skip to Content


Pronunciation: ek'ri-nol'o-je

Definition: The branch of physiology and of anatomy concerned with the secretions and the secreting (exocrine) glands.

[G. ekdrino, to secrete, + logos, study]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.