neuroendocrine

neuroendocrine

[noor-oh-en-duh-krin, -krahyn, -kreen, nyoor-]
adjective
of or pertaining to the interactions between the nervous and endocrine systems, especially in relation to hormones.

Origin:
1920–25; neuro- + endocrine

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neuroendocrine (ˌnjʊərəʊˈɛndəʊˌkraɪn)
 
adj
of, relating to, or denoting the dual control of certain body functions by both nervous and hormonal stimulation: neuroendocrine system

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neuroendocrine neu·ro·en·do·crine (nur'ō-ěn'də-krĭn, -krēn', -krīn', nyur'-)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or involving the interaction between the nervous system and the hormones of the endocrine glands.

  2. Of or relating to the cells that release a hormone into the blood in response to a neural stimulus.

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