Select Page

Endocrine cell


1. Secretory cells of the ductless glands. They secrete hormones directly into the blood circulation (internal secretion) to be carried to the target cells. The secreted chemicals can be peptides; steroids; neuropeptides; or biogenic amines. (

Related entries

Struggling in Biology?

Are You Premed?

Confused about the MCAT? Not sure how to prepare? This guide will show you how