[ noor-oh-si-kree-shuhn, nyoor- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊ sɪˈkri ʃən, ˌnyʊər- /
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a chemical secreted by a nerve cell.
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OTHER WORDS FROM neurosecretionneu·ro·se·cre·to·ry, adjective
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Medical definitions for neurosecretion
[ nur′ō-sĭ-krē′shən ]
The secretion of substances, such as hormones, by neurons.
A substance that is secreted by neurons.
Other words from neurosecretionneu′ro•se•cre′to•ry (-krē′tə-rē) adj.
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