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[noo r-oh-en-duh-krin, -krahyn, -kreen, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˈɛn də krɪn, -ˌkraɪn, -ˌkrin, ˌnyʊər-/
of or relating to the interactions between the nervous and endocrine systems, especially in relation to hormones.
Origin of neuroendocrine
First recorded in 1920-25; neuro- + endocrine Unabridged
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of, relating to, or denoting the dual control of certain body functions by both nervous and hormonal stimulation: neuroendocrine system
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neuroendocrine in Medicine

neuroendocrine neu·ro·en·do·crine (nur'ō-ěn'də-krĭn, -krēn', -krīn', nyur'-)

  1. Of, relating to, or involving the interaction between the nervous system and the hormones of the endocrine glands.

  2. Of or relating to the cells that release a hormone into the blood in response to a neural stimulus.

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