Neurogenic

Neurogenic
Starting with or having to do with the nerves or the nervous system.

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neu·ro·gen·ic .n(y)u̇r-ə-'jen-ik also neu·rog·e·nous n(y)u̇-'räj-ə-nəs adj
1 a) originating in nervous tissue <a \neurogenic tumor>
b) induced, controlled, or modified by nervous factors <\neurogenic intestinal lesions> <a \neurogenic suckling reflex> esp disordered because of abnormally altered neural relations <the \neurogenic kidney>
2 a) constituting the neural component of a bodily process <\neurogenic factors in disease>
b) taking place or viewed as taking place in ordered rhythmic fashion under the control of a network of nerve cells scattered in the cardiac muscle <a \neurogenic heartbeat> compare MYOGENIC (2)
neu·ro·gen·i·cal·ly -'jen-i-k(ə-)lē adv

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neu·ro·gen·ic (noor″o-jenґik) [neuro- + -genic] 1. forming nervous tissue. 2. originating in the nervous system or from a lesion in the nervous system.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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