Definition of Neurogenesis

1. Noun. The development of nerve tissues.




Definition of Neurogenesis

1. Noun. (biology) The creation and development of neurons ¹

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Medical Definition of Neurogenesis

1. Differentiation of the nervous system from the ectoderm of the early embryo. There are major differences between neurogenesis in vertebrates and invertebrates. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neurogenesis

neurofibromatosis 2
neurofibromin
neurofibromins
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neurofilament
neurofilament proteins
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neurofuran
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neurogenesis (current term)
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Literary usage of Neurogenesis

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1. The Neuroscience of Mental Health: A Report on Neuroscience Research edited by Stephen H. Koslow (1997)
"Binge eating, for example, may be rewarded with opioid release. Development of Regulatory Systems neurogenesis Half or more of the malfunctions of the human ..."

2. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"Relating to the nerves and the stomach. neurogenesis (nu-ro-jen'-es-is) ... Neurogenetic (nu-ro-jen-el'-ik) [neurogenesis]. Pertaining to neurogenesis. ..."

3. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1911)
"neurogenesis, nu-ro-jen'-es-is. The formation of nervous til ... See neurogenesis. Neuroglia, nu-rog'-le-ah. The reticulated framework of the stance of the ..."

4. The Student's Medical Dictionary: Including All the Words and Phrases by George Milbry Gould (1896)
"... fiber; ò/ia, tumor]. A tumor of a nerve, composed of fibrous tissue. neurogenesis (nu-ro-jen' -es-is] ... Pertaining to neurogenesis. ..."

5. Adequacy of Evidence for Physical Activity Guidelines Development by Carol West Suitor, Vivica I. Kraak (2007)
"Running enhances neurogenesis, learning, and long-term potentiation in mice. ... Exercise enhances learning and hippocampal neurogenesis in aged mice. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"neurogenesis. A. Direct respiration. B. Structure of the gill-feet. C. Rhythmic movements of the gill-feet. D. Apnea? E. Effects of carbon dioxide in excess ..."

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