neuroendocrinology

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neuroendocrinology

[noor-oh-en-doh-kruh-nol-uh-jee, -krahy-, nyoor-]
noun
the study of the anatomical and physiological interactions between the nervous and endocrine systems.

Origin:
1920–25; neuro- + endocrinology

neuroendocrinologist, noun
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neuroendocrinology (ˌnjʊərəʊˌɛndəʊkrɪˈnɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the study of neuroendocrine systems and neurohormones

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neuroendocrinology neu·ro·en·do·cri·nol·o·gy (nur'ō-ěn'də-krə-nŏl'ə-jē, nyur'-)
n.
The study of the interaction between the nervous system and the endocrine glands.

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