Definitions

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

  • adj. Originating in the nerves or nervous tissue: a neurogenic tumor.
  • adj. Caused or affected by the nerves or nervous system: neurogenic disorders.

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  • adj. Originating in, or caused by, the nervous system

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Originating in the nerves or in nervous substance.

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

  • adj. arising in or stimulated by nerve tissues

Etymologies

neuro- + -genic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It can be from the water itself, so she goes into the water alive but unconscious, subsequently drowns, but you can also get a lot of fluid accumulation from a death, from head trauma, called neurogenic shock.

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  • Urinary incontinence in patients with MS or SCI is frequently caused by a condition called neurogenic detrusor overactivity NDO, which results in involuntary contractions of the bladder during the filling stage when the bladder should be relaxed.

  • Roberts has multiple sclerosis, court records say, along with a condition called neurogenic bladder syndrome, which she developed as a consequence of the multiple sclerosis.

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  • Understanding the compensatory mechanisms following genetic deletion of SERCA-2 will provide valuable clues to improving bladder function in the face of an ongoing hypertrophic stimulus as seen in patients with neurogenic bladder of the fetus with a posterior urethral valve.

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  • She had attached another neurogenic patch to the back of his hand and the Romulan doctor had allowed her to give him a much belated cellular regenerator treatment.

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  • That vasodilation is caused by neurogenic NO exceeding the threshold for sGC, generating cGMP and causing vasodilation.

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  • "That vasodilation is caused by neurogenic NO exceeding the threshold for sGC, generating cGMP and causing vasodilation."

    A Question of Value: What Does Cognitive Neuroscience Really Contribute?

  • He felt it was neurogenic, started her on Lyrica and referred her to a neurologist.

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  • Coenzyme Q10 was shown in two successful, small double-blind trials, both by Folkers in 1995, to improve physical performance in patients with a variety of muscular dystrophies and neurogenic atrophies.

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  • Two successful double-blind trials with coenzyme Q10 on muscular dystrophies and neurogenic atrophies.

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