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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.
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(Physiology) of, relating to, or denoting the dual control of certain body functions by both nervous and hormonal stimulation: neuroendocrine system.
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(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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The most common adenocarcinoma of the prostate is acinar, but there are rare types of adenocarcinoma such as those with neuroendocrine (NE) differentiation.
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