Paracrine communication

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In biology, paracrine communication is "cellular signaling in which a factor secreted by a cell affects other cells in the local environment. This term is often used to denote the action of intercellular signaling peptides and proteins on surrounding cells"[1]

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  1. Anonymous (2015), Paracrine communication (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.