Definition of neurogenic
1 : forming, originating in, or controlled by nervous tissue <neurogenic heartbeat>
2 : induced or modified by nervous factors; especially : disordered because of abnormally altered neural relations
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Medical Definition of neurogenic
1a: originating in nervous tissue <a neurogenic tumor>b: induced, controlled, or modified by nervous factors <neurogenic intestinal lesions> <a neurogenic suckling reflex>; especially : disordered because of abnormally altered neural relations <the neurogenic kidney>
2a: constituting the neural component of a bodily process <neurogenic factors in disease>b: taking place or viewed as taking place in ordered rhythmic fashion under the control of a network of nerve cells scattered in the cardiac muscle <a neurogenic heartbeat>—compare myogenic 2
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