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autocrine

Line breaks: auto|crine
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtə(ʊ)krʌɪn/

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Definition of autocrine in English:

adjective

Biochemistry
Denoting or relating to a cell-produced substance that has an effect on the cell by which it is secreted.

Origin

1980s: from auto-1 + Greek krinein 'to separate'.

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