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neuroendocrinology

[noo r-oh-en-doh-kruh-nol-uh-jee, -krahy-, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˌɛn doʊ krəˈnɒl ə dʒi, -kraɪ-, ˌnyʊər-/
noun
1.
the study of the anatomical and physiological interactions between the nervous and endocrine systems.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; neuro- + endocrinology
Related forms
neuroendocrinologist, noun
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Examples from the web for neuroendocrinology
  • In fact, some researchers joke that endocrinology is now a subfield of neuroendocrinology.
  • She was immersing herself in the rapidly evolving sciences of stress physiology and neuroendocrinology.
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neuroendocrinology

/ˌnjʊərəʊˌɛndəʊkrɪˈnɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of neuroendocrine systems and neurohormones
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neuroendocrinology in Medicine

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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