neurohormonal

adjective neu·ro·hor·mon·al \ ˌnu̇r-ō-hȯr-ˈmō-nᵊl , ˌnyu̇r- \

Definition of neurohormonal

1 : involving both neural and hormonal mechanisms
2 : of, relating to, or being a neurohormone

First Known Use of neurohormonal

circa 1935

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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neurohormonal

adjective neu·ro·hor·mon·al \ ˌn(y)u̇r-ō-hȯr-ˈmōn-ᵊl \

medical Definition of neurohormonal

1 : involving both neural and hormonal mechanisms
2 : of, relating to, or being a neurohormone

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