[noo r-oh-bahy-ol-uh-jee, nyoo r-]


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

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for neurobiologist

Contemporary Examples of neurobiologist

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British Dictionary definitions for neurobiologist



the study of the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the nervous system
Derived Formsneurobiologist, noun
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neurobiologist in Medicine




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