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neurotrophy

[noo-ro-truh-fee, nyoo-]
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noun
  1. the influence of the nerves on the nutrition and maintenance of body tissue.

Origin of neurotrophy

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neurotrophy in Medicine

neurotrophy

(nu-rŏtrə-fē)
n.
  1. The nutrition and metabolism of tissues under the influence of nerves.
Related formsneu′ro•trophic (nur′ə-trŏfĭk, -trōfĭk) adj.
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