Definition of neurotrophic in English:

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neurotrophic

Pronunciation: /ˌn(y)o͝orəˈträfik/ Pronunciation: /-ˈtrō-/

adjective

Physiology
Relating to the growth of nervous tissue.
Example sentences
  • Our study provides the first evidence of a strong increase of neurotrophic factors and receptors in infected human airways.
  • Survival depends on the neuron receiving neurotrophic factors, such as nerve growth factor, which are produced by the target tissue and for which neurons compete.
  • These new treatments include nerve growth factors, neurotrophic and neuroprotective agents, N methyl - D aspartate receptor agonists, b amyloid breakers, antibody treatments and even a vaccine against AD.

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Syllabification: neu·ro·troph·ic

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