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Meanings of Neuroepidermal:

adjective

Of or relating to the nervous system and the skin; between a nerve or nerves and the skin.

Neuroepithelium

ˌnjʊərəʊˌɛpɪˈθiːlɪəm

Meanings of Neuroepithelium:

noun

A type of epithelium containing sensory nerve endings and found in certain sense organs (e.g. the retina, the inner ear, the nasal membranes, and the taste buds).

Usage examples:

The free nerve endings of cranial nerve v are located diffusely throughout the nasal respiratory ep…

Neurofibril

ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)ˈfʌɪbrɪl

Meanings of Neurofibril:

noun

A fibril in the cytoplasm of a nerve cell, visible by light microscopy.

Usage examples:

The argyrophilic neurofibrils are unique to nerve cells.

Meanings of Neurofibrilla:

noun

Neurofibril.

Meanings of Neurofibrillar:

adjective

Neurofibrillary.

Neurofibroma

ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)fʌɪˈbrəʊmə

Meanings of Neurofibroma:

noun

A tumour formed on a nerve cell sheath, frequently symptomless but occasionally malignant.

Usage examples:

The intracranial tumors associated with neurofibromatosis include optic gliomas, other astrocytomas…

Neurofibromatosis

baɪˌlæt.ər.əl əˌkuː.stɪk njʊə.rəʊ.faɪ.brə.məˈtəʊ.sɪs

Meanings of Neurofibromatosis:

noun

A disease in which neurofibromas form throughout the body.

Usage examples:

Examples of autosomal dominant single gene disorders include: marfan syndrome, achondroplasia, neur…

Meanings of Neurogenetic:

adjective

Giving rise to neural tissue; of or relating to neurogenesis.

Neurogenic

ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk

Meanings of Neurogenic:

adjective

Caused or controlled by or arising in the nervous system.

Usage examples:

In addition, a nitric oxide-dependent mechanism is responsible for mediating neurogenic vasodilatat…

Meanings of Neuroglandular:

adjective

Having both neural and glandular characteristics or elements; of or relating to nerves and glands or their interactions; between a nerve and a gland.

Neuroglia

ˌnjʊəˈrɒɡlɪə

Meanings of Neuroglia:

noun

Another term for glia.

Meanings of Neuroglial:

adjective

Of or relating to neuroglia.

Meanings of Neurogram:

noun

A representation of the structure or function of a nerve obtained by radiological techniques, electrical recording, etc.

Meanings of Neurography:

noun

The process of making a representation of the structure or function of a nerve, by radiological techniques, electrical recording, etc.

Meanings of Neurohistology:

noun

The histology of the nervous system; the branch of science dealing with this.

Neurohormone

njʊərəʊˈhɔːməʊn

Meanings of Neurohormone:

noun

A hormone such as vasopressin or noradrenaline produced by nerve cells and secreted into the circulation.

Usage examples:

B-type natriuretic peptide is a neurohormone secreted from the cardiac ventricles in response to ve…

Meanings of Neurohumor:

noun

A physiologically active substance secreted by nervous tissue; a neurohormone or neurotransmitter.

Meanings of Neurohumoral:

adjective

Originally: both neural and humoral. later: of, relating to, involving, or of the nature of a neurohumour; neurohormonal.

Meanings of Neurohypophysial:

adjective

Of or relating to the neurohypophysis.

Neurohypophysis

ˌnjʊərəʊhʌɪˈpɒfɪsɪs

Meanings of Neurohypophysis:

noun

The posterior lobe of the hypophysis (pituitary gland), which stores and releases oxytocin and vasopressin produced in the hypothalamus.

Usage examples:

The posterior lobe of the pituitary gland or neurohypophysis contains unique glial elements referre…

Meanings of Neuroid:

adjective

Resembling or analogous to a nerve, other neural structure, nervous system, or neurotransmission.

Meanings of Neurokeratin:

noun

Proteinaceous material forming a network in the myelin sheath, especially in material prepared for light microscopy; (also) insoluble protein remaining after extraction of brain tissue with solvents.

Meanings of Neuroleptanalgesic:

adjective

Designating, relating to, or producing the state of neuroleptanalgesia.

noun

A pharmaceutical preparation combining an antipsychotic drug and an opioid analgesic, used in neuroleptanalgesia.

Meanings of Neuroleptic:

adjective

(of a drug) tending to reduce nervous tension by depressing nerve functions.

Usage examples:

A number of the older tricyclic antidepressants, typical neuroleptic medications and, more recently…
noun

A neuroleptic drug; a major tranquillizer.

Usage examples:

The drugs used for schizophrenia are antipsychotics or neuroleptics (major tranquillizers).

Neurologic

ˌnjʊə.rəˈlɒdʒ.ɪk

Meanings of Neurologic:

adjective

Relating to the anatomy, functions, and organic disorders of nerves and the nervous system.

Usage examples:

Neurological diseases like dementia

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