neurohemal organ

neu·​ro·​he·​mal organ
variants: or less commonly neurohaemal organ \ ˌn(y)ürōˌhēməl-​ , -​u̇-​ \

Definition of neurohemal organ

: an organ (such as a corpus cardiacum of an insect) that releases stored neurosecretory substances into the blood

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First Known Use of neurohemal organ

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neurohemal organ

neur- + hem- + -al entry 1

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