neuropeptide

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noun neu·ro·pep·tide \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈpep-ˌtīd, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neuropeptide

  1. :  an endogenous peptide that influences neural activity or functioning

First Known Use of neuropeptide

1973


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neuropeptide

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noun neu·ro·pep·tide \ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˈpep-ˌtīd\

Medical Definition of neuropeptide

  1. :  an endogenous peptide (as an endorphin or an enkephalin) that influences neural activity or functioning


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