One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Designating a gland whose secretory product is released without the loss of cells or their cytoplasm.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in George Gould (1848–1922). From French mérocrine from méro- + ancient Greek κρίνειν to separate; compare Ranvier's parallel formation olocrine.
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