Medical Definition of Ecological ectocrine

1. A chemical substance that undergoes biosynthesis in one species and that exerts an effect on the function of another species through mechanisms of the external environment; e.g., the biosynthesis of vitamins by ruminants and their subsequent ingestion by other animals. See: ectohormone. (05 Mar 2000)



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ecohydrology
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ecolabel
ecolabels
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ecolinguistics
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ecolodges
ecologic
ecological
ecological chemistry
ecological ectocrine (current term)
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