neuroendocrine love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or involving the interaction between the nervous system and the hormones of the endocrine glands: the neuroendocrine apparatus in birds.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the nervous system and endocrine system together

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the nervous and endocrine systems (especially as they function together)

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ endocrine

Examples

  • But Mr. Jobs had what is called a neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor, a type that accounts for fewer than 5% of pancreatic cancers and, experts say, differs substantially from the more common kind.

    Jobs's Rare Disease Ran Predictable Course

  • This idea has been dubbed the neuroendocrine theory of aging by the esteemed Ward Dean, M.D., and others.

    Meditation as Medicine

  • "We are not sure what underlying biological mechanism underpins this relationship, but one possible explanation might be that both the childhood behaviour and the adult CWP are due to a long-term neuroendocrine dysfunction beginning in early life.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • "We are not sure what underlying biological mechanism underpins this relationship, but one possible explanation might be that both the childhood behavior and the adult CWP are due to a long-term neuroendocrine dysfunction beginning in early life.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • Jobs had surgery in 2004 for an unusual type of tumor on his pancreas called a neuroendocrine tumor.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Jobs had surgery in 2004 for an unusual type of tumour on his pancreas called a neuroendocrine tumour.

  • The cancer, called neuroendocrine tumor, was discovered in Jobs's pancreas.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Steve Jobs, the late Apple Inc. chief executive officer, spent $100,000 to have his cancer genome sequenced in an effort to defeat a rare malignancy called neuroendocrine tumor.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Jobs had a rare form of pancreatic cancer called a neuroendocrine tumor.

    CNN.com

  • Doctors reiterated that Jobs' rare type of disease, called neuroendocrine cancer, is known to be slow-growing and even treatable.

    The Seattle Times

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