Definition of neurotrophism in English:

neurotrophism

noun

Physiology
  • Neurotrophic action; especially the promotion of neuronal growth or survival.

Origin

1970s. From neuro- + trophism, after neurotrophic. Compare earlier neurotrophy, neurotropism.

Pronunciation

neurotrophism

/ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)ˈtrɒfɪz(ə)m//ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪz(ə)m/