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Any of various short-chain peptides found in brain tissue, such as endorphins.
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(Biochemistry) a peptide produced by neural tissue, esp one with hormonal activity
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neu•ro•pep•tide(ˌnʊər oʊˈpɛp taɪd, ˌnyʊər-)
any of various short-chain peptides, as endorphins, that influence neural activity and function as hormones in the endocrine system.
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