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.

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Origin of neurobiology

First recorded in 1905–10; neuro- + biology

OTHER WORDS FROM neurobiology

neu·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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Example sentences from the Web for neurobiologist

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British Dictionary definitions for neurobiologist

neurobiology
/ (ˌnjʊərəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the study of the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the nervous system

Derived forms of neurobiology

neurobiologist, noun
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Medical definitions for neurobiologist

neurobiology
[ nur′ō-bī-ŏlə-jē ]

n.

The biological study of the nervous system.

Other words from neurobiology

neu′ro•bi′o•logi•cal (-bī′ə-lŏjĭ-kəl) adj.
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