neurohormone


neu·ro·hor·mone

noun \-ˈhr-ˌmōn\

Definition of NEUROHORMONE

:  a hormone (as acetylcholine or norepinephrine) produced by or acting on nervous tissue

Origin of NEUROHORMONE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1935

neu·ro·hor·mone

noun \-ˈhr-ˌmōn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEUROHORMONE

: a hormone (as acetylcholine or norepinephrine) produced by or acting on nervous tissue

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