neurohumor


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neurohumor

 [noor″o-hu´mor]
a chemical substance formed in a neuron and able to activate or modify the function of a neighboring neuron, muscle, or gland. adj., adj neurohu´moral.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

neurohumor

a hormone secreted by a NERVE ENDING.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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A nitrogen containing active principle of the drug produced marked reduction in I-131 uptake, PBI and acetylcholine suggesting its effect on various glands through neurohumors particularly acetylcholine (Prasad 1974).
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