neurochemistry

[noo r-oh-kem-uh-stree, nyoo r-]

Origin of neurochemistry

First recorded in 1920–25; neuro- + chemistry
Related formsneu·ro·chem·ist, noun
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neurochemistry

[nur′ō-kĕmĭ-strē]
n.
  1. The study of the chemical composition and processes of the nervous system and the effects of chemicals on it.
Related formsneu′ro•chemi•cal (-kəl) adj.
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