What are endocrine and exocrine in hormone system?


I need a short “explainlikeimfive explanation” for this topic. I would also appreciate the difference between those two.

In: Biology

The best example of this is the pancreas, since it has both endocrine and exocrine parts.

Endocrine means the things are secreted directly into your blood. The endocrine part of the pancreas makes insulin. It secretes insulin into your blood system.

Exocrine means secreted through an epithelium (or endothelium), typically out of your body. The exocrine part of the pancreas secretes digestive enzymes. The digestive enzymes go into your gut and you poop them out.