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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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Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare primary disorder that is detected incidentally without preexisting chronic lung disease and is considered to be neuroendocrine cell proliferation, often accompanied by constrictive obliterative bronchiolitis.
The researchers also found a paucity of neuroendocrine markers in pulmonary neuroendocrine cells - a cell type thought to be the source of SCLC.
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Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast is an aggressive tumor that has a higher local recurrence rate and inferior survival than invasive ductal carcinoma.
Mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma (MANEC) is a very rare entity and has been defined in 2010 by the World Health Organization (WHO) as neoplasms involving both the epithelial and the neuroendocrine components.
Primary neuroendocrine tumors of the liver are seldom seen.
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The most common adenocarcinoma of the prostate is acinar, but there are rare types of adenocarcinoma such as those with neuroendocrine (NE) differentiation.
Neuroendocrine tumors, previously known as carcinoid tumors, are slow-growing tumors originating from neuroendocrine cells capable of metastasis (1, 2).