neuroendocrinology

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noun neu·ro·en·do·cri·nol·o·gy \ˌnu̇r-ō-ˌen-də-kri-ˈnä-lə-jē, -(ˌ)krī-, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neuroendocrinology

  1. :  a branch of the life sciences dealing with neurosecretion and the physiological interaction between the central nervous system and the endocrine system

neuroendocrinological

play \ˌnu̇r-ō-ˌen-də-ˌkri-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -ˌkrī-, -ˌkrē-, ˌnyu̇r-\ adjective

neuroendocrinologist

play \ˌnu̇r-ō-ˌen-də-kri-ˈnä-lə-jist, -(ˌ)krī-, ˌnyu̇r-\ noun

1922

First Known Use of neuroendocrinology

1922


Medical Dictionary

neuroendocrinology

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noun neu·ro·en·do·cri·nol·o·gy \-ˌen-də-kri-ˈnäl-ə-jē, -(ˌ)krī-\

Medical Definition of neuroendocrinology

plural

neuroendocrinologies

  1. :  a branch of science dealing with neurosecretion and the physiological interaction between the central nervous system and the endocrine system

neuroendocrinological

\-ˌkrin-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl, -ˌkrīn-, -ˌkrēn-\play also

neuroendocrinologic

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