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 (no͝or′ō-ĕn′də-krĭn, -krēn′, -krīn′, nyo͝or′-)
Of, relating to, or involving the interaction between the nervous system and the hormones of the endocrine glands: the neuroendocrine apparatus in birds.


(Physiology) of, relating to, or denoting the dual control of certain body functions by both nervous and hormonal stimulation: neuroendocrine system.


(ˌnʊər oʊˈɛn də krɪn, -ˌkraɪn, -ˌkrin, ˌnyʊər-)

of or pertaining to the interactions between the nervous and endocrine systems, esp. in relation to hormones.
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Adj.1.neuroendocrine - of or relating to the nervous and endocrine systems (especially as they function together)
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10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a new survey announced today by the Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network (NCAN) find that 98 percent of patients living with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) wish there was more information and resources available about their disease.
Typical carcinoid is a rare tumor among other neuroendocrine neoplasms that occur in the nasal cavity.
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UNIVERSITY Hospital in Coventry is celebrating becoming an international Centre of Excellence for neuroendocrine tumours.
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Louis and the University of Iowa have shown that unlike the receptors in your nose, which are located in the membranes of nerve cells, the ones in the lungs are in the membranes of neuroendocrine cells.
ITM affiliate ITG Isotope Technologies Garching GmbH will develop radiolabeled DOTATOC for treatment of metastatic neuroendocrine tumors.
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OBJECTIVE: Life stress is hypothesized to alter the dynamic regulation of the autonomic, neuroendocrine, and immune systems.
Cytology revealed somewhat small to mediumsized cohesive tumor cells that were plasmacytoid and showed neuroendocrine features.