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

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

Examples of neuroendocrinology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Universal Desire: Men and Women Respond Identically to Erotic Images," 18 July 2019

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First Known Use of neuroendocrinology

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Neuroendocrinology.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neuroendocrinology. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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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 neuroendocrinological (audio) \ also neuroendocrinologic \ -​ˈäj-​ik How to pronounce neuroendocrinologic (audio) \ adjective

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