follow Dictionary.com

8 Words That Are Older Than You Think

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
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.
British Dictionary definitions for neuroendocrinology

neuroendocrinology

/ˌnjʊərəʊˌɛndəʊkrɪˈnɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of neuroendocrine systems and neurohormones
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for neuroendocrinology

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for neuroendocrinology

25
0
Scrabble Words With Friends