neurotrophic

[noo r-uh-trof-ik, -troh-fik, nyoo r-]

adjective

of or relating to the effect of nerves on the nutritive processes.

Nearby words

  1. neurotoxicology,
  2. neurotoxin,
  3. neurotransmission,
  4. neurotransmitter,
  5. neurotripsy,
  6. neurotrophy,
  7. neurotropic,
  8. neurotropism,
  9. neurotropy,
  10. neurotubule

Origin of neurotrophic

First recorded in 1895–1900; neuro- + -trophic

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