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neurogenic

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adjective neu·ro·gen·ic \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈje-nik, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neurogenic

  1. 1 :  forming, originating in, or controlled by nervous tissue <neurogenic heartbeat>

  2. 2 :  induced or modified by nervous factors; especially :  disordered because of abnormally altered neural relations

neu·ro·gen·i·cal·ly play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


1901

First Known Use of neurogenic

1901


Medical Dictionary

neurogenic

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adjective neu·ro·gen·ic \ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of neurogenic

  1. 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>

  2. 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

  3. neu·ro·gen·i·cal·ly \-ˈjen-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



Variants of neurogenic

also neu·rog·e·nous \n(y)u̇-ˈräj-ə-nəs\play

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