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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



endocrinology  listen  (EN-doh-krih-NAH-loh-jee)

  A branch of medicine that specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the endocrine system, which includes the glands and organs that make hormones. These disorders include diabetes, infertility, and thyroid, adrenal, and pituitary gland problems.