Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “neuroendocrine”

neuroendocrine

adjective     /ˌnjʊə.rəʊ.ˈen.də.krɪn/ US  /ˌnʊər.oʊ.ˈen.də.krɪn/ specialized
relating to the release of hormones into the bloodstream after being stimulated by a nerve: a neuroendocrine cell a neuroendocrine tumourSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of neuroendocrine adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of neuroendocrine

Word of the Day

handout

a document given to students or reporters which contains information about a particular subject

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More