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

Keep scrolling for more

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, "New Orleans, Baton Rouge area People in Business," 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, "Universal Desire: Men and Women Respond Identically to Erotic Images," 18 July 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'neuroendocrinology.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of neuroendocrinology

1922, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about neuroendocrinology

Time Traveler for neuroendocrinology

Time Traveler

The first known use of neuroendocrinology was in 1922

See more words from the same year

Statistics for neuroendocrinology

Cite this Entry

“Neuroendocrinology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neuroendocrinology. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for neuroendocrinology

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

Comments on neuroendocrinology

What made you want to look up neuroendocrinology? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu jedi training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!