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neuroendocrinology

[ noor-oh-en-doh-kruh-nol-uh-jee, -krahy-, nyoor- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˌɛn doʊ krəˈnɒl ə dʒi, -kraɪ-, ˌnyʊər- /
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noun

the study of the anatomical and physiological interactions between the nervous and endocrine systems.

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Origin of neuroendocrinology

First recorded in 1920–25; neuro- + endocrinology

OTHER WORDS FROM neuroendocrinology

neu·ro·en·do·cri·nol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neuroendocrinology

neuroendocrinology
/ (ˌnjʊərəʊˌɛndəʊkrɪˈnɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the study of neuroendocrine systems and neurohormones
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Medical definitions for neuroendocrinology

neuroendocrinology
[ nur′ō-ĕn′də-krə-nŏlə-jē ]

n.

The study of the interaction between the nervous system and the endocrine glands.
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