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BIOL 1309 - Chandler: Endocrine Disrupting Compounds

Definitions of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals/Compounds

  • "Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are natural or human-made chemicals that may mimic, block, or interfere with the body’s hormones, which are part of the endocrine system. These chemicals are associated with a wide array of health issues." From the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • "Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are chemicals that mimic, block, or interfere with hormones in the body's endocrine system." From the Endocrine Society.

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