name: neuropeptide hormone activity
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def: "The action characteristic of a neuropeptide hormone, any peptide hormone that acts in the central nervous system. A neuropeptide is any of several types of molecules found in brain tissue, composed of short chains of amino acids; they include endorphins, enkephalins, vasopressin, and others. They are often localized in axon terminals at synapses and are classified as putative neurotransmitters, although some are also hormones." [GOC:mah]
synonym: "neurohormone" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0005179 ! hormone activity
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