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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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SYSTEMIC AND LOCAL DISORDERS AND NEUROENDOCRINE CELLS OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT
There is evidence of morphological and functional relationships between neuroendocrine cells and prostate nerve fibres, resulting in a neuro-hormonal system that might modulate androgenic action in the prostate (Wanke et al.
The DNA methylation landscape of small cell lung cancer suggests a differentiation defect of neuroendocrine cells.
Neurone-specific enolase is a molecular marker for peripheral and central neuroendocrine cells.
Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are therefore a very heterogeneous group arising from these neuroendocrine cells and may secrete hormones.
A study of moderately differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas of the larynx and an examination of non-neoplastic larynx tissue for neuroendocrine cells.
Interestingly, a thorough systematic immunohistochemical and histochemical search for neuroendocrine cells in the genitourinary system of the female pig demonstrated that the neuroendocrine cell population density shows a concentration gradient.
Carcinoid tumours are rare malignant tumour of GI arise from diffuse neuroendocrine cells.
The projects vary from examinations of the function of surface proteins and signalling pathways of neuroendocrine cells in pancreatic islets and intestine, to new studies into brown fat tissue development.
Unlike secretions from other digestive organs populated with neuroendocrine cells (particularly the stomach, pancreas, and liver), where evidence exists for the paracrine regulation of secretion, salivary gland secretions are considered to be predominantly regulated by the autonomic nervous system.
Synaptophysin: a marker protein for neuroendocrine cells and neoplasms.
The GI and pancreatobiliary tracts contain a variety of neuroendocrine cells that constitute a diffuse endocrine system.