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/ˈmɛrəˌkraɪn; -krɪn/
(of the secretion of glands) characterized by formation of the product without undergoing disintegration Compare holocrine, apocrine

merocrine mer·o·crine (měr’ə-krĭn, -krīn’, -krēn’)
Of or relating to a gland whose secretory cells remain undamaged during secretion.


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