neurosecretory cell


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neurosecretory cell

[‚nu̇r·ō·si′krēd·ə·rē ‚sel]
(neuroscience)
A neuron that releases one or more hormones into the circulatory system.
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The present study takes a new approach by considering the possible application of lufenuron as a disruptor of the ovaries, testes and neurosecretory cells in this significant agricultural pest.
2009) were used to identify the neurosecretory cells within sections that were prestained with immunoperoxidase for GABA detection.
The neurons of the brain as well as the neurosecretory cells were widely spaced and impaired in structure and contained no neurosecretory materials, as compared with normal brain (Fig.
In this case suckling is detected by pressure receptors in the teat and this stimulates afferent pathways that ultimately impinge upon hypothalamic neurosecretory cells that release the hormone oxytocin into the blood.
The neurosecretory cells in the luminal epithelium that are recognized by anti-GFSKLYFa were not labeled by RN1 (Fig.
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Classification of neurosecretory cells, neurons, and neuroglia in the cerebral ganglia of Haliotis asinina Linnaeus by light microscopy.