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nerve growth factor

noun

Definition of NERVE GROWTH FACTOR

:  a protein that promotes development of the sensory and sympathetic nervous systems and is required for maintenance of sympathetic neurons
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First Known Use of NERVE GROWTH FACTOR

1958
Medical Dictionary

nerve growth factor

noun

Medical Definition of NERVE GROWTH FACTOR

:  a protein that promotes development of the sensory and sympathetic nervous systems and is required for maintenance of sympathetic neurons—abbreviation NGF

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