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neurogenic

[noo r-uh-jen-ik, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər əˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌnyʊər-/
adjective, Medicine/Medical.
1.
originating in a nerve or nerve tissue.
Also, neurogenous
[noo-roj-uh-nuh s, nyoo-] /nʊˈrɒdʒ ə nəs, nyʊ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of neurogenic
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; neuro- + -genic
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British Dictionary definitions for neurogenous

neurogenic

/ˌnjʊərəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/
adjective
1.
originating in or stimulated by the nervous system or nerve impulses
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neurogenous in Medicine

neurogenous neu·rog·e·nous (nu-rŏj'ə-nəs, nyu-)
adj.
Originating in the nerves or the nervous tissue.

neurogenic neu·ro·gen·ic (nur'ə-jěn'ĭk, nyur'-) or neu·ro·ge·net·ic (-jə-nět'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Originating in the nerves or nervous tissue.

  2. Caused or affected by the nerves or nervous system.

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