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1. neurohormone

noun. a hormone that is released by nerve impulses (e.g., norepinephrine or vasopressin).

Synonyms

  • endocrine
  • internal secretion

Etymology

  • hormone (English)
  • ὁρμή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • neuro- (English)
  • νευρο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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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.

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