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 (no͝or′ō-sĭ-krē′shən, nyo͝or′-)
1. The secretion of substances, such as hormones, by nerve cells.
2. A substance secreted by this process.

neu′ro·se·cre′to·ry (-krē′tə-rē) adj.


(Physiology) physiol participating in or causal of neurosecretion; pertaining to neurosecretion
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These effects of plant extract on insect development could be due to the effects on neurosecretory cells and on endocrine system that control development in insects (Mordue et al.
As in the latter group, there are also neurosecretory cells in invertebrates, such as described in arthropods (Padmaja et al.
Neuronal components of the circadian clock in the scorpion, Androctonus australis--central origin of the efferent neurosecretory elements projecting to the median eyes.
Molecular cloning of endopin 1, a novel serpin localized to neurosecretory vesicles of chromaffin cells.
Magnocellular neurosecretory cells produce the AVP that is found in peripheral blood.
Do neurosecretory granules, chromogranins, or synaptophysin have yellow or pink color?
Milton, Effects of Two Tranquilizers, Reserpine and Chlorpromazine, on Neurosecretory Cells and the Ovary of the Fiddler Crab, Uca Pugilator, Gen.
Neurosecretory granules in small cell invasive carcinoma of the urinary bladder.
The distribution of vasotocin and mesotocin immunoreactivity in the hypothalamic magnocellular neurosecretory nuclei of the Saharan herbivorous lizard, Uromastix acanthinurus Bell, 1825 (Sauria-Agamidae).
Figure 3) showed that all ganglia exhibit presence of enlarged neurosecretory neurons (Figure 3a).
The editors have organized the eighteen contributions that make up the main body of the text in two sections and four parts devoted to basic science and reconstitution of botulinum neurotoxin and clinical applications of botulinum neurotoxins for the treatment of muscle overactivity associated with focal dystonia syndromes and upper motor neuron syndromes, neurosecretory disorders, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
The process starts with the removal of the signal peptide resulting provasopressin, which in turn is packaged into neurosecretory vesicles and the enzymatic cleavage continues during axonal transport to the posterior pituitary.