Definition of neurosecretion in English:

neurosecretion

noun

Physiology
  • 1Secretion of a biologically active substance by a neuron or cell of neural origin.

  • 2A substance produced by neurosecretion; a neurohormone.

Origin

1940s. From neuro- + secretion. Compare slightly earlier neurosecretory.

Pronunciation

neurosecretion

/ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)sɪˈkriːʃn/