neurosecretion etymology

English word neurosecretion comes from English secretion, English neuro-

Detailed word origin of neurosecretion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
secretion English (eng) The act of hiding something (countable) any substance that is secreted by an organism. (uncountable) the act of secreting a substance, especially from a gland.
neuro- English (eng) Forming compound words relating to nerves, nerve tissue, or the nervous system.
neurosecretion English (eng) A hormone so secreted. The synthesis and release of hormones by neurons.

Words with the same origin as neurosecretion

Descendants of secretion
secretolytic
Descendants of neuro-
neurobiology neurobrucellosis neurochemical neurofibromatosis neurogenic neurohypnology neuroinformation neurologist neuroma neuroscience neuroscientist neurosemantics neurosis neurosteroid neurosurgeon neurosurgery neurosurgical neurotheological neurotic neurotoxicology neurotoxin neurotransmitter neurovascular neuroweapon