Neurotrophy



[noo-ro-truh-fee, nyoo-] /nʊˈrɒ trə fi, nyʊ-/

noun
1.
the influence of the nerves on the nutrition and maintenance of body tissue.

neurotrophy neu·rot·ro·phy (nu-rŏt’rə-fē, nyu-)
n.
The nutrition and metabolism of tissues under the influence of nerves.
neu’ro·troph’ic (nur’ə-trŏf’ĭk, -trō’fĭk, nyur’-) adj.

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