Adjective "neuroendocrine" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/-krɪn//ˌnjʊərəʊˈɛndəkrʌɪn/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Both neural and endocrine in structure or function.
  1. 'the neuroendocrine system'
  2. 'For example, stress has been shown to affect major physiological systems - autonomic, neuroendocrine, and immune.'
  3. 'It is unusual for a neuroendocrine tumour to secrete more than one hormone, so we considered whether the patient could have heterophilic antibodies.'

Definitions

1. of or relating to the interactions between the nervous and endocrine systems, especially in relation to hormones.

More examples(as adjective)

"cells can be neuroendocrine."