NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR

any polypeptide which is synthesized and then released by neurons to support their growth.

NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR: "Neurotropic factors are secreted by neurons to support their growth and development."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/neurotrophic-factor/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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