neurosecretion

noun
neu·ro·se·cre·tion | \ˌnu̇r-ō-si-ˈkrē-shən, ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neurosecretion 

1 : the process of producing a secretion by neurons

2 : a secretion produced by neurosecretion

Other Words from neurosecretion

neurosecretory \ˌnu̇r-ō-si-ˈkrē-tə-rē, ˌnyu̇r- \ adjective

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1940, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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neurosecretion

noun
neu·ro·se·cre·tion | \-si-ˈkrē-shən \

Medical Definition of neurosecretion 

1 : the process of producing a secretion by nerve cells

2 : a secretion produced by neurosecretion

Other Words from neurosecretion

neurosecretory \-ˈsē-krə-ˌtȯr-ē, esp British -si-ˈkrēt-(ə-)rē \ adjective

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