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neurochemical

[ noor-oh-kem-i-kuhl, nyoor- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl, ˌnyʊər- /
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adjective

of or relating to neurochemistry.
(of a drug or other substance) affecting the nervous system.

noun

a drug or other substance that affects the nervous system.

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Origin of neurochemical

First recorded in 1945–50; neuro- + chemical
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