neurohemal organ

neurohemal organ

[¦nu̇r·ō′hē·məl ‚ȯr·gən]
(zoology)
Any of various structures in vertebrates and some invertebrates that consist of clusters of bulbous, secretion-filled axon terminals of neurosecretory cells which function as storage-and-release centers for neurohormones.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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