neuroendocrinology

[noo r-oh-en-doh-kruh-nol-uh-jee, -krahy-, nyoo r-]

noun

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

Origin of neuroendocrinology

First recorded in 1920–25; neuro- + endocrinology
Related formsneu·ro·en·do·cri·nol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neuroendocrinology

neuroendocrinology

noun

the study of neuroendocrine systems and neurohormones
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Medicine 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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