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 (no͝or′ō-ĕn′də-krə-nŏl′ə-jē, nyo͝or′-)
The study of the interaction between the nervous system and the endocrine glands and their secretions.

neu′ro·en′do·cri·no·log′i·cal (-krĭn′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·en′do·cri·nol′o·gist n.


(Physiology) the study of neuroendocrine systems and neurohormones


(ˌnʊər oʊˌɛn doʊ krəˈnɒl ə dʒi, -kraɪ-, ˌnyʊər-)

the study of the anatomical and physiological interactions between the nervous and endocrine systems.
neu`ro•en`do•crin`o•log′i•cal (-ˌkrɪn lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl, -ˌkraɪn-)

neu`ro•en`do•cri•nol′o•gist, n.


n. neuroendocrinología, estudio del sistema nervioso y su relación con las hormonas.
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Neuroendocrine cells in the gut make hormones to control the release of digestive juices in to the gut and the muscles that move food through the bowel.
The first mention of cells called neuroendocrine cells emerged in the 19th century.
8,9) Although some authors have reported neuroendocrine cells in benign breast tissue, these findings have been largely disputed and unconfirmed.
5] Carcinoid tumours are slow-growing tumours, originating from neuroendocrine cells which are classified into four categories: i) Insular; ii) Trabecular; iii) Strumal; and iv) Mucinous types.
This patient has a non-PSA-producing carcinoma of the prostate, called neuroendocrine prostate cancer (NEPC), that develops from neuroendocrine cells of the prostate.
Neuroendocrine tumors are a type of cancer that originate in neuroendocrine cells throughout the body, and most commonly arise in the GI tract, lungs or pancreas.
All these tumors originate from neuroendocrine cells and tend to have similar effective therapies and outcomes, though they may appear anywhere in the body and have various different features.
Carcinoid tumours arise from the neuroendocrine cells of the bronchial epithelium known as Kulchitsky cells and comprise 4% of all lung malignancies.
Different neuroendocrine cells are responsible for controlling different hormones and peptides in the body.
This is a very significant demonstration of how neurons and likely other neuroendocrine cells package neuropeptides, move them around the cell, and release them where they will be most effective," said Michael Sesma, Ph.
Carcinoid tumours originate from neuroendocrine cells and thus can have endocrine activity.