neurogenic

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neu·ro·gen·ic

 (no͝or′ə-jĕn′ĭk, nyo͝or′-)
adj.
1. Originating in the nerves or nervous tissue: a neurogenic tumor.
2. Caused or affected by the nerves or nervous system: neurogenic disorders.

neu′ro·gen′i·cal·ly adv.

neurogenic

(ˌnjʊərəʊˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
(Physiology) originating in or stimulated by the nervous system or nerve impulses

neu•ro•gen•ic

(ˌnʊər əˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌnyʊər-)

also neu•rog•e•nous

(nʊˈrɒdʒ ə nəs, nyʊ-)

adj.
1. originating in a nerve or nerve tissue.
2. caused by disease or abnormality of the nervous system.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.neurogenic - arising in or stimulated by nerve tissues
Translations

neu·ro·gen·ic

, neurogenetic
a. neurogenético.
1. que se origina en el sistema nervioso;
2. rel. a neurogenesis;
___ atrophyatrofia ___.

neurogenic

adj neurogénico, neurógeno
References in periodicals archive ?
Distal hereditary motor neuropathies (dHMN) are a rare heterogeneous group of inherited disorders specifically affecting the motor axons, leading to distal limb neurogenic muscular atrophy. dHMN are classified into seven subtypes based on clinical and genetic features [1].
SCO2 mutations are associated with infantile onset cardioencephalomyopathy with cerebral white matter and basal ganglia lesions, neurogenic muscular atrophy, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy [45, 46]; DGUOK is also known as hepatocerebral syndrome (MTDPS3--mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome 3) and characterised by SMA with infantile onset liver dysfunction, nystagmus, cerebral atrophy, and death from liver failure before age 12 months [47].
He was then diagnosed with neurogenic muscular atrophy - a wasting disease of the muscles - due to nerve damage following his fall and needs permanent home care.