designating or of any gland producing secretions without obvious damage to its cells
Origin of merocrinefrom 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 krīnein to separate ; see endocrine .
From mero- (“partial") + Ancient Greek ÎºÏÎ¯Î½Ï‰ (krÄ«nÅ, “to separate").