[noo r-uh-jen-ik, nyoo r-]

adjective Medicine/Medical.

originating in a nerve or nerve tissue.

Nearby words

  1. neurofilament,
  2. neuroganglion,
  3. neurogenesis,
  4. neurogenetic,
  5. neurogenetics,
  6. neurogenic bladder,
  7. neurogenous,
  8. neuroglia,
  9. neurogliacyte,
  10. neurogliomatosis

Also neu·rog·e·nous [noo-roj-uh-nuh s, nyoo-] /nʊˈrɒdʒ ə nəs, nyʊ-/.

Origin of neurogenic

First recorded in 1900–05; neuro- + -genic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for neurogenous



originating in or stimulated by the nervous system or nerve impulses
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Medicine definitions for neurogenous




Originating in the nerves or the nervous tissue.




Originating in the nerves or nervous tissue.
Caused or affected by the nerves or nervous system.

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