noun. a hormone that is released by nerve impulses (e.g., norepinephrine or vasopressin).
- internal secretion
- hormone (English)
- ὁρμή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- neuro- (English)
- νευρο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word neurohormone
1. Noun, singular or mass
Melatonin is a neurohormone secreted during the dark hours of the night by the pineal gland located in the center of the brain.