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neurobiology

[ noo r-oh-bahy-ol-uh-jee, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyʊər- /

noun

the branch of biology that is concerned with the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system.

Nearby words

neuroanastomosis, neuroanatomy, neuroarthropathy, neuroaxonal, neurobehavioral, neurobiology, neuroblast, neuroblastoma, neurocardiac, neurochemical, neurochemistry

Origin of neurobiology

First recorded in 1905–10; neuro- + biology
Related formsneu·ro·bi·o·log·i·cal [noo r-oh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌnʊər oʊˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveneu·ro·bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbneu·ro·bi·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neurobiological

neurobiology

/ (ˌnjʊərəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the study of the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the nervous system
Derived Formsneurobiologist, noun
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Medicine definitions for neurobiological

neurobiology

[ nur′ō-bī-ŏlə-jē ]

n.

The biological study of the nervous system.
Related formsneu′ro•bi′o•logi•cal (-bī′ə-lŏjĭ-kəl) adj.
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