designating or of any gland producing secretions without obvious damage to its cells
Origin of merocrine; from Classical Greek meros, part + krinein, to separate: see crisis
Of or relating to a gland whose secretory cells remain undamaged during secretion.
Origin of merocrinemero– + Greek kr&imacron;nein, to separate; see endocrine.
From mero- (“partial") + Ancient Greek ÎºÏÎ¯Î½Ï‰ (krÄ«nÅ, “to separate").