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neurotrophy

[ noo-ro-truh-fee, nyoo- ]
/ nʊˈrɒ trə fi, nyʊ- /
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noun
the influence of the nerves on the nutrition and maintenance of body tissue.
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Medical definitions for neurotrophy

neurotrophy
[ nu-rŏtrə-fē ]

n.
The nutrition and metabolism of tissues under the influence of nerves.

Other words from neurotrophy

neu′ro•trophic (nur′ə-trŏfĭk, -trōfĭk) adj.
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