neurosecretory


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neu·ro·se·cre·tor·y

(nū'rō-sē'krĕ-tōr'ē, -sē-krē'tōr-ē),
Relating to neurosecretion.

neu·ro·se·cre·tor·y

(nūr'ō-sē'krĕ-tōr-ē)
Relating to neurosecretion.

neurosecretory

pertaining to or emanating from the secretory activities of nerve cells.

neurosecretory bodies
the form in which neurosecretions are passed along axons to release them into the blood.
neurosecretory neurons
neurons capable of secreting neurosecretions.
neurosecretory substances
substances secreted by neurosecretory neurons, e.g. oxytocin, antidiuretic hormone, releasing factors, inhibiting factors.
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In molluscs, there are many pieces of evidence of neurosecretory activity--for example, in the central ganglia of the sea hare Aplysia oculifera and the sea snail Neptunea arthritica, three and four types of neurosecretory cells, respectively, were characterized (Yahata & Takahashi 1972, Sleem 2003).
Its function is to stabilize the intra-cellular matrix of neurosecretory granules.
9,13) The pathological pictures leading to a diagnosis of PNET/EWS are the presence of neurosecretory granules with electron microscopy and the presence of rosettes or pseudorosettes with light microscopy.
Photoperiodic control of the development of the LHRH neurosecretory system of European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) during puberty and the onset of photorefractoriness.
Broad he completed his dissertation on "The Development and Function of Neurosecretory Sites in the Eyestalks of Larval Palaemonetes (Decapoda: Natantia)" published in part (Biol.
They are characterized by the presence of neurosecretory granules that react positively to silver stains and to specific markers including neuron specific enolase, synaptophysin and chromogranin.
Ultrastructural examination of these tumours shows dense core neurosecretory granules.
Ultrastructurally they reveal features suggestive of their myenteric plexus origin such as neuron-like cells with cytoplasmic processes, intermediate filaments, bulbous synapse-like, dense core neurosecretory granules.
The; CC consist of axonal endings of neurosecretory cells and their own intrinsic endocrine (glandular) cells and, thus, represent a combined structure functioning as both neurohemal organ and classical endocrine gland (Klowden 2007).
Regulation of rat ma-gnocellular neurosecretory system by D-aspartate: evidence for biological role(s) of a naturally occurring free D-amino acid in mammals.
Glucocorticoid negative feedback selectively targets vasopressin transcription in parvocellular neurosecretory neurons.
The neurosecretory cells of the hypothalamus produce both neuropeptides and releasing hormones.