endocrinology

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the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions

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FCT kept addressing the residues of carcinogens, strengthening the weak immune and endocrine organs, and treating infections, as well as the side effects of chemotherapy that he complained about.
Also, amyloid accumulation has been reported in endocrine organs such as pancreatic islets of Langerhans, thyroid and pituitary gland.
The "Journal of EndoCardiology" covers the relationship between endocrine organs and the cardiovascular system, including how both "traditional" and "new" endocrine organs interact with the heart and arteries through endocrine, paracrine and autocrine mechanisms.
It also means that skeletons act as endocrine organs, which affect other body tissues by releasing hormones into the bloodstream.
As for most endocrine organs, there are conditions with either decreased or increased hormone secretion.
Yoga has a powerful stimulating and strengthening effect on the endocrine organs and thus can boost metabolism to burn more calories.
The autoimmune destruction of several endocrine organs in autoimmune polyendocrinopathy syndrome type 2 results in clinical adrenal failure plus autoimmune thyroid disease or type 1 diabetes mellitus.
This may not be the case for xenoestrogens, which may act directly on the endocrine organs.
But now that [the authors are] suggesting a thyroid or adrenal effect, I would be concerned about following the function of those two endocrine organs in those girls.
There are chapters on all of the basic endocrine organs, and each begins with a brief introduction to a specific organ.
Clinically, APECED comprises of a variety of autoimmune manifestations affecting mainly endocrine organs, such as parathyroid gland, thyroid gland, adrenal cortex and the gonads.