neuropeptide

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neu·ro·pep·tide

 (no͝or′ō-pĕp′tīd, nyo͝or′-)
n.
Any of various short-chain peptides found in brain tissue, such as endorphins.

neuropeptide

(ˌnjʊərəʊˈpɛptaɪd)
n
(Biochemistry) a peptide produced by neural tissue, esp one with hormonal activity

neu•ro•pep•tide

(ˌnʊər oʊˈpɛp taɪd, ˌnyʊər-)

n.
any of various short-chain peptides, as endorphins, that influence neural activity and function as hormones in the endocrine system.
[1970–75]
Translations
neuropeptide
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