- Starting with or having to do with the nerves or the nervous system.
* * *1 a) originating in nervous tissue <a \neurogenic tumor>b) induced, controlled, or modified by nervous factors <\neurogenic intestinal lesions> <a \neurogenic suckling reflex> esp disordered because of abnormally altered neural relations <the \neurogenic kidney>2 a) constituting the neural component of a bodily process <\neurogenic factors in disease>b) taking place or viewed as taking place in ordered rhythmic fashion under the control of a network of nerve cells scattered in the cardiac muscle <a \neurogenic heartbeat> compare MYOGENIC (2)neu·ro·gen·i·cal·ly -'jen-i-k(ə-)lē adv
* * *neu·ro·gen·ic (noor″o-jenґik) [neuro- + -genic] 1. forming nervous tissue. 2. originating in the nervous system or from a lesion in the nervous system.
Medical dictionary. 2011.