neuroendocrinology

noun
neu·​ro·​en·​do·​cri·​nol·​o·​gy | \ ˌnu̇r-ō-ˌen-də-kri-ˈnä-lə-jē How to pronounce neuroendocrinology (audio) , -(ˌ)krī-, ˌnyu̇r- \

Definition of neuroendocrinology

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

Other Words from neuroendocrinology

neuroendocrinological \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​ˌen-​də-​ˌkri-​nə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce neuroendocrinology (audio) , -​ˌkrī-​ , -​ˌkrē-​ , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ adjective
neuroendocrinologist \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​ˌen-​də-​kri-​ˈnä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce neuroendocrinology (audio) , -​(ˌ)krī-​ , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ noun

Examples of neuroendocrinology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Morrison earned a bachelor's degree in animal science from LSU and his Ph.D. in animal science, reproductive physiology and neuroendocrinology from the University of Missouri. NOLA.com, 24 Jan. 2021 In response to the new study, Wallen, a professor of psychology and behavioral neuroendocrinology at Emory University, questions some of the statistical conclusions. Emily Willingham, Scientific American, 18 July 2019

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First Known Use of neuroendocrinology

1922, in the meaning defined above

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neuroendocrinology

noun
neu·​ro·​en·​do·​cri·​nol·​o·​gy | \ -ˌen-də-kri-ˈnäl-ə-jē, -(ˌ)krī- How to pronounce neuroendocrinology (audio) \
plural neuroendocrinologies

Medical Definition of neuroendocrinology

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

Other Words from neuroendocrinology

neuroendocrinological \ -​ˌkrin-​ᵊl-​ˈäj-​i-​kəl, -​ˌkrīn-​, -​ˌkrēn-​ How to pronounce neuroendocrinology (audio) \ also neuroendocrinologic \ -​ˈäj-​ik How to pronounce neuroendocrinology (audio) \ adjective

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