neurotrophy

[noo-ro-truh-fee, nyoo-]

noun

the influence of the nerves on the nutrition and maintenance of body tissue.

Origin of neurotrophy

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Medicine definitions for neurotrophy

neurotrophy

[nu-rŏtrə-fē]

n.

The nutrition and metabolism of tissues under the influence of nerves.
Related formsneu′ro•trophic (nur′ə-trŏfĭk, -trōfĭk) adj.
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