NEUROSECRETION

is an umbrella term used to describe the exocytosis of substances such as hormones or neurotransmitters by neural tissue.

NEUROSECRETION: "Neurosecretion alludes to the endocrine features of neurons in that they're able to secrete hormones."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEUROSECRETION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/neurosecretion/ (accessed April 15, 2021).
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