neurohumor
noun Date: 1932 neurohormone; especially neurotransmitterneurohumoral adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • neurohumor — Cualquiera de las sustancias químicas formadas y transmitidas por una neurona, esencial para la actividad de las neuronas adyacentes o de los órganos o músculos cercanos. Algunos tipos de sustancias neurohumorales son: acetilcolina, adrenalina,… …   Diccionario médico

  • neurohumor — [noor΄ōhyo͞o′mər, nyoor΄ō hyo͞o′mər] n. 〚 NEURO + HUMOR〛 NEUROTRANSMITTER neurohumoral adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • neurohumor — [noor΄ōhyo͞o′mər, nyoor΄ō hyo͞o′mər] n. [ NEURO + HUMOR] NEUROTRANSMITTER neurohumoral adj …   English World dictionary

  • neurohumor — see neurotransmitter …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • neurohumor — noun Any material produced in a neuron that activates a neighbouring neuron, muscle or gland; a neurotransmitter …   Wiktionary

  • neurohumor — neu·ro·hu·mor or chiefly Brit neu·ro·hu·mour .n(y)u̇r ō hyü mər, yü n NEUROHORMONE esp NEUROTRANSMITTER neu·ro·hu·mor·al or chiefly Brit neu·ro·hu·mour·al mə rəl adj * * * neu·ro·hu·mor (noor″ …   Medical dictionary

  • neurohumor — neu·ro·humor …   English syllables

  • neurohumor — “+ noun Etymology: neur + humor : a substance liberated at a nerve ending that participates in the transmission of a nerve impulse …   Useful english dictionary

  • hormone — hormonal, hormonic /hawr mon ik, moh nik/, adj. /hawr mohn/, n. 1. Biochem. any of various internally secreted compounds, as insulin or thyroxine, formed in endocrine glands, that affect the functions of specifically receptive organs or tissues… …   Universalium

  • neurohumoral — adjective see neurohumor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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