neurohumor


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neurohumor

[¦nu̇r·ō′hyü·mər]
(neuroscience)
A hormonal transmitter substance, such as acetylcholine, released by nerve endings in the transmission of impulses.
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In vitro experiments showed no other neurohumor factor affected the Ane II-induced portal vein contraction except the binding of AngII in AT1 receptor.
A nitrogen containing active principle of the drug produced marked reduction in I-131 uptake, PBI and acetylcholine suggesting its effect on various glands through neurohumors particularly acetylcholine (Prasad 1974).