Definition of Autacoids

1. Noun. (plural of autacoid) ¹



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Definition of Autacoids

1. autacoid [n] - See also: autacoid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autacoids

australly
australoid race
australopithecine
australs
austrealis
austrine
austringer
austringers
austrocentric
austromancy
ausubo
ausubos
aut-
autacoid
autacoidal
autacoids (current term)
autantonym
autantonyms
autapomorph
autapomorphic
autapomorphically
autapomorphies
autapomorphs
autapomorphy
autapse
autapses
autaptic
autarch
autarchic
autarchical

Literary usage of Autacoids

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1. Physiology and Biochemistry in Modern Medicine by John James Rickard Macleod (1922)
"Examples of excitatory autacoids, also designated as hormones, ... autacoids may have either an immediate or a delayed action ; the effect which they ..."

2. Therapeutic Gazette (1916)
"Abnormal variations in the amount of some of these autacoids are known to speed ... No factors other than the autacoids have yet been discovered which are ..."

3. Personal hygiene applied by Jesse Feiring Williams (1922)
"The active principles of this secretion have been called autacoids, meaning self-remedy. autacoids that stimulate are called hormones, those that inhibit, ..."

4. Psychology, from the Standpoint of a Behaviorist by John Broadus Watson (1919)
"All of the experiments seem to indicate that the autacoids from the ovaries and testes have specific ... There is some evidence to show that these autacoids ..."

5. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"... accelerating the heart beat, constricting the blood vessels, and reinforcing its own activity by the liberation of autacoids. All of these changes are ..."

6. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"We supply the above autacoids singly or in combinations. Our facilities are offered for the preparation of any pluri- glandular compound that you may desire ..."

7. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the Second Nimh Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"... Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905 Ion channel function can be modulated by neurotransmitters, hormones, and autacoids via membrane receptors. ..."

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