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neu•ro•pep•tide



Pronunciation: (noor"ō-pep'tīd, nyoor"-), [key]
n.
any of various short-chain peptides, as endorphins, that function as neuromodulators in the nervous system and as hormones in the endocrine system.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

neuropathyneuropharmacology

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