Definition of brain hormone
1 : a hormone that is secreted by neurosecretory cells of the insect brain and that stimulates the prothoracic glands to secrete ecdysone
2 : any of various hormones (such as serotonin) produced in or acting on the vertebrate brain or central nervous system —not usually used technically
First Known Use of brain hormone
Medical Definition of brain hormone
: any of various hormones (as serotonin and melatonin) produced in or acting on the vertebrate brain or central nervous system—not usually used technically
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up brain hormone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).