neurogenic

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adjective neu·ro·gen·ic \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈje-nik, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neurogenic

  1. 1 :  forming, originating in, or controlled by nervous tissue neurogenic heartbeat

  2. 2 :  induced or modified by nervous factors; especially :  disordered because of abnormally altered neural relations

neurogenically

play \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈje-ni-k(ə-)lē, ˌnyu̇r-\ adverb

First Known Use of neurogenic

1901


Medical Dictionary

neurogenic

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adjective neu·ro·gen·ic \ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˈjen-ik\
variants: also

neurogenous

\n(y)u̇-ˈräj-ə-nəs\play

Medical Definition of neurogenic

  1. 1a:  originating in nervous tissue a neurogenic tumorb:  induced, controlled, or modified by nervous factors neurogenic intestinal lesions a neurogenic suckling reflex; especially :  disordered because of abnormally altered neural relations the neurogenic kidney

  2. 2a:  constituting the neural component of a bodily process neurogenic factors in diseaseb:  taking place or viewed as taking place in ordered rhythmic fashion under the control of a network of nerve cells scattered in the cardiac muscle a neurogenic heartbeat—compare myogenic 2

neurogenically

\-ˈjen-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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