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 (no͝or′ō-hôr′mōn, nyo͝or′-)
A hormone secreted by or acting on a part of the nervous system.

neu′ro·hor·mo′nal adj.


(Physiology) of or pertaining to neurohormones
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In tai chi, as in all East Asian medicine, 'mind' encompasses all the physiological information systems in the body: respiration, digestion, proprioception (the perception of the movements and position of the body), neurohormonal signaling and the interrelationships (crosstalk) among the systems," Gibbons says.
According to the company, the implantable Optimizer delivers non-excitatory cardiac contractility modulation signals to the heart muscle and initiates multiple biochemical and neurohormonal changes to the myocardium.
Other effects such as improved glycemic control; increase in glucagon levels; decrease in serum uric acid levels; activation of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 and subsequent erythropoiesis; reductions in vascular stiffness, vascular resistance, blood pressure and body weight; natriuresis; and the effect on systemic and renal neurohormonal systems may also contribute to improvements in progression of renal disease (Neal et al.
563-574, December 2010): "Stressor state-induced neurohormonal activation involving calcitropic hormones, such as catecholamines, parathyroid hormone, vitamin D, endothelin-1, and angiotensin II, leads to homeostasis gone awry to beget dyshomeostasis at cellular and molecular levels in the heart and systemic organs.
Patho- physiological mechanisms underlying the development of left ventricular hypertrophy involves systolic and diastolic pressure overload along with neurohormonal activation4,5.
The fact that riser pattern is mostly seen in diabetic patients could be due to both failure of the autonomic system to regulate blood pressure and wall vessel damage which loses elasticity and is not able to adequate respond to neurohormonal mechanisms.
12,15,31] Level of adverse neurohormonal activity can be quantitated by the measurement of specific markers in serum and urine.
Ucn2 exerts favorable effects on hemodynamics, renal function, and neurohormonal status in experimental ovine HF (30).
A novel strategy for treating HF is sacubitril-valsartan which enhances the heart's protective neurohormonal system (NP system) while simultaneously suppressing the harmful system (RAAS).