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Medical Term:

ectocrine

Pronunciation: ek'to-krin

Definition:

  1. Relating to substances, either synthesized or arising by decomposition of organisms, that affect plant life.
  2. A compound with ectocrine properties.
  3. An ectohormone.

[ecto- + G. krino, to separate]

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