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neurotrophy

[noo-ro-truh-fee, nyoo-] /nʊˈrɒ trə fi, nyʊ-/
noun
1.
the influence of the nerves on the nutrition and maintenance of body tissue.
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neurotrophy in Medicine

neurotrophy neu·rot·ro·phy (nu-rŏt'rə-fē, nyu-)
n.
The nutrition and metabolism of tissues under the influence of nerves.


neu'ro·troph'ic (nur'ə-trŏf'ĭk, -trō'fĭk, nyur'-) adj.
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