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neuroendocrinology

 [noor″o-en″do-krĭ-nol´o-je]
the study of the interactions of the nervous and endocrine systems.

neu·ro·en·do·crin·ol·o·gy

(nū'rō-en'dō-krin-ol'ŏ-jē),
The specialty concerned with the anatomic and functional relationships between the nervous system and the endocrine apparatus.

neuroendocrinology

/neu·ro·en·do·cri·nol·o·gy/ (-en″do-krĭ-nol´ah-je) the study of the interactions of the nervous and endocrine systems.

neuroendocrinology

(no͝or′ō-ĕn′də-krə-nŏl′ə-jē, nyo͝or′-)
n.
The study of the interaction between the nervous system and the endocrine glands and their secretions.

neu′ro·en′do·cri·no·log′i·cal (-krĭn′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·en′do·cri·nol′o·gist n.

neu·ro·en·do·crin·ol·o·gy

(nūr'ō-en'dō-krin-ol'ŏ-jē)
The specialty concerned with the anatomic and functional relationships between the nervous system and the endocrine apparatus.

neuroendocrinology

the study of the interactions of the nervous and endocrine systems.
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