neuroendocrinology

The specialty concerned with the anatomic and functional relationships between the nervous system and the endocrine apparatus.

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neu·ro·en·do·cri·nol·o·gy -.en-də-kri-'näl-ə-jē, -(.)krī- n, pl -gies a branch of science dealing with neurosecretion and the physiological interaction between the central nervous system and the endocrine system
neu·ro·en·do·cri·no·log·i·cal -.krin-əl-'äj-i-kəl, -.krīn-, -.krēn- also neu·ro·en·do·cri·no·log·ic -'äj-ik adj

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neu·ro·en·do·cri·nol·o·gy (noor″o-en″do-krĭ-nolґə-je) the study of the interactions among nervous system and endocrine system components.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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