neurohormone

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noun neu·ro·hor·mone \ˌnu̇r-ō-ˈhȯr-ˌmōn, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neurohormone

  1. :  a hormone (such as acetylcholine or norepinephrine) produced by or acting on nervous tissue

Origin and Etymology of neurohormone

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1935


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neurohormone

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noun neu·ro·hor·mone \-ˈhȯr-ˌmōn\

Medical Definition of neurohormone

  1. :  a hormone (as acetylcholine or norepinephrine) produced by or acting on nervous tissue


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