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