Hormone secretion. Definition

Medical Definition: hormone secretion

Phenomenon where a gland is capable of shedding their blood production to be transported elsewhere in the body, where the effector cells with which they will interact resulting in a specific action. Involves an intracellular process in which are involved the endoplasmic reticulum, the Golgi apparatus and the molecular mechanisms that enable the transport and delivery of cellular secretion into the bloodstream.

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