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neuroendocrine Syllabification: neu·ro·en·do·crine
Pronunciation: /ˌn(y)o͝orōˈendəkrən/

Definition of neuroendocrine in English:


Relating to or involving both nervous stimulation and endocrine secretion.
Example sentences
  • For example, stress has been shown to affect major physiological systems - autonomic, neuroendocrine, and immune.
  • Stress mediated responses in the neuroendocrine and immune systems have been considered possible mechanisms for the effects of racism on health.
  • The authors propose that aspirin may work by blocking the output of the hypothalamus, which in turn affects the neuroendocrine and autonomic responses important in the perception of fatigue.


Pronunciation: /-ˌendōkrəˈnäləjē/
Example sentences
  • He undertook postdoctoral training in neuroendocrinology and neurophysiology at the Brain Research Institute, UCLA, and the Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland.
  • Nearly all of the studies that did so, however, focused on neuroendocrinology and how various hormones affect neurological structure and functioning.
  • I think that the field of crustacean neuroendocrinology is entering an exciting period that will depend upon a range of old (organ culture, histology) and new experimental techniques.
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