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Definition of "neurogenic" []

  • Originating in the nerves or nervous tissue: a neurogenic tumor. (adjective)
  • Caused or affected by the nerves or nervous system: neurogenic disorders. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "neurogenic" in a sentence
  • "It can be from the water itself, so she goes into the water alive but unconscious, subsequently drowns, but you can also get a lot of fluid accumulation from a death, from head trauma, called neurogenic shock."
  • "Urinary incontinence in patients with MS or SCI is frequently caused by a condition called neurogenic detrusor overactivity NDO, which results in involuntary contractions of the bladder during the filling stage when the bladder should be relaxed."
  • "Roberts has multiple sclerosis, court records say, along with a condition called neurogenic bladder syndrome, which she developed as a consequence of the multiple sclerosis."