neurosecretion

noun
neu·​ro·​se·​cre·​tion | \ ˌnu̇r-ō-si-ˈkrē-shən How to pronounce neurosecretion (audio) , 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 How to pronounce neurosecretion (audio) , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of neurosecretion

1940, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Neurosecretion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neurosecretion. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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neurosecretion

noun
neu·​ro·​se·​cre·​tion | \ -si-ˈkrē-shən How to pronounce neurosecretion (audio) \

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, especially British -​si-​ˈkrēt-​(ə-​)rē \ adjective

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