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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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Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it to "perceive" the acrid smell of a burning cigarette somewhere in the vicinity, they trigger the flask-shaped neuroendocrine cells to dump hormones that make your airways constrict.
Microscopically, bladder SmCC is identical to SmCC of the lung or the other sites; for this reason, a neuroendocrine cell origin is generally favored.
NET is a type of malignant and slow-developing tumour that is believed to originate from neuroendocrine cells found throughout the body which are responsible for the production of hormones.
Paraganglia are clusters of neuroendocrine cells that are connected to the autonomic nervous system and dispersed throughout the body.
A sampling of topics: rhythmic kinetics of single fusion and fission in a plant cell protoplast; regulated exocytosis and vesicle trafficking in astrocytes; compound exocytosis in pituitary cells; the functions of Munc 18-1 in regulated exocytosis; voltage-gated potassium channel as a facilitator of exocytosis; rescuing the subprime meltdown in insulin exocytosis in diabetes; phosphatidylinositol-4, 5-bisphosphate-dependent facilitation of the ATP-dependent secretory activity in mouse pituitary cells; and calcium-regulated exocytosis in neuroendocrine cells.
Serotonin immunoreactive neuroendocrine cells and peptidergic nerves (NPY and VIP) could have a role in prostate growth and function.
Specifically, the tumors contained cells that resembled Merkel cells, a type of neuroendocrine cells that were first described in 1875 by German anatomist and pathologist Friedrich Sigmund Merkel.
NSE is localized in neurons and in peripheral and central neuroendocrine cells ["amine precursor uptake and decarboxylation" cells (APUD)] [1].
Whether in the thymus or in other parts of the body, these immunes system cells can develop into cancers called Hodgkin disease and non-Hodgkin lymphomas; and Kulchitsky cells, or neuroendocrine cells, are much less common cells that normally release certain hormones.