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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.
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(Physiology) the study of neuroendocrine systems and neurohormones
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(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.
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n. neuroendocrinología, estudio del sistema nervioso y su relación con las hormonas.
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