neurochemical

[ noo r-oh-kem-i-kuh l, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl, ˌnyʊər- /

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.

Nearby words

  1. neurobehavioral,
  2. neurobiology,
  3. neuroblast,
  4. neuroblastoma,
  5. neurocardiac,
  6. neurochemistry,
  7. neurochip,
  8. neurochorioretinitis,
  9. neurochoroiditis,
  10. neurocirculatory asthenia

Origin of neurochemical

First recorded in 1945–50; neuro- + chemical

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