[ noo r-oh-kem-uh-stree, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˈkɛm ə stri, ˌnyʊər- /


the branch of science that is concerned with the chemistry of the nervous system.

Origin of neurochemistry

First recorded in 1920–25; neuro- + chemistry

OTHER WORDS FROM neurochemistry

neu·ro·chem·ist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medicine definitions for neurochemistry

[ nur′ō-kĕmĭ-strē ]


The study of the chemical composition and processes of the nervous system and the effects of chemicals on it.

Other words from neurochemistry

neu′ro•chemi•cal (-kəl) adj.
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