Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A hormone secreted by or acting on a part of the nervous system.

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  • noun Any hormone that stimulates the nervous system

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

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ hormone

Examples

  • "Furthermore, consumers eating these baked goods may not recognize they are consuming a neurohormone, that they should consult a doctor before eating it, and that it may not be appropriate for children, people with auto-immune diseases, or women who are pregnant or breast-feeding."

    FDA says sleepy brownies are unsafe

  • As recently noted by Christian, news broke last week of a study claiming that orgasm is "400% better" with a partner than with masturbation, based on measures of the neurohormone prolactin.

    Mind Hacks: Sex 400% better with partner?

  • As recently noted by Christian, news broke last week of a study claiming that orgasm is "400% better" with a partner than with masturbation, based on measures of the neurohormone prolactin.

    Mind Hacks: March 2006 Archives

  • Next to each entry, there is an image depicting the structural formula of a neurotransmitter, neurohormone or neuromodulator.

    Mind Hacks: Synapse vol 1 n 2

  • Next to each entry, there is an image depicting the structural formula of a neurotransmitter, neurohormone or neuromodulator.

    Mind Hacks: July 2006 Archives

  • Immune effects of preoperative immunotherapy with high-dose subcutaneous interleukin-2 versus neuroimmunotherapy with low-dose interleukin-2 plus the neurohormone melatonin in gastrointestinal tract tumor patients.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • Functional pleitropy of the neurohormone melatonin: Antioxidant protection and neuroendocrine regulation.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • Immune effects of preoperative immunotherapy with high-dose subcutaneous interleukin-2 versus neuroimmunotherapy with low-dose interleukin-2 plus the neurohormone melatonin in gastrointestinal tract tumor patients.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • Functional pleitropy of the neurohormone melatonin: Antioxidant protection and neuroendocrine regulation.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • "Furthermore, consumers eating these baked goods may not recognize they are consuming a neurohormone, that they should consult a doctor before eating it, and that it may not be appropriate for children, people with auto-immune diseases, or women who are pregnant or breast-feeding."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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