neuropeptide


neu·ro·pep·tide

noun \ˌnr-ə-ˈpep-ˌtīd, ˌnyr-\

Definition of NEUROPEPTIDE

:  an endogenous peptide that influences neural activity or functioning

First Known Use of NEUROPEPTIDE

1975

neu·ro·pep·tide

noun \ˌn(y)r-ə-ˈpep-ˌtīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEUROPEPTIDE

: an endogenous peptide (as an endorphin or an enkephalin) that influences neural activity or functioning

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