"Endocrine Disruptors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Exogenous agents, synthetic and naturally occurring, which are capable of disrupting the functions of the ENDOCRINE SYSTEM including the maintenance of HOMEOSTASIS and the regulation of developmental processes. Endocrine disruptors are compounds that can mimic HORMONES, or enhance or block the binding of hormones to their receptors, or otherwise lead to activating or inhibiting the endocrine signaling pathways and hormone metabolism.
- Endocrine Disruptors
- Disruptors, Endocrine
- Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
- Chemicals, Endocrine Disrupting
Endocrine Disruptor Effect
- Endocrine Disruptor Effect
- Disruptor Effect, Endocrine
- Effect, Endocrine Disruptor
- Endocrine Disruptor Effects
- Disruptor Effects, Endocrine
- Effects, Endocrine Disruptor
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