neuroendocrinology

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

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- \
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- \ also neuroendocrinologic \-ˈäj-ik \ adjective

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