Neuropeptide



[noo r-oh-pep-tahyd, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˈpɛp taɪd, ˌnyʊər-/

noun
1.
any of various short-chain , as endorphins, that function as neuromodulators in the nervous system and as hormones in the endocrine system.
/ˌnjʊərəʊˈpɛptaɪd/
noun
1.
a peptide produced by neural tissue, esp one with hormonal activity

neuropeptide neu·ro·pep·tide (nur’ō-pěp’tīd’, nyur’-)
n.
Any of various peptides found in neural tissue, such as endorphins and enkephalins.

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