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

neurosecretory

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

First Known Use of neurosecretion

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

neurosecretory

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

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