[ noo r-oh-si-kree-shuh n, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊ sɪˈkri ʃən, ˌnyʊər- /
a chemical secreted by a nerve cell.
Related formsneu·ro·se·cre·to·ry, adjective
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Medicine definitions for neurosecretion
[ nur′ō-sĭ-krē′shən ]
The secretion of substances, such as hormones, by neurons.
A substance that is secreted by neurons.
Related formsneu′ro•se•cre′to•ry (-krē′tə-rē) adj.
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