neurodepressive

[ noo r-oh-di-pres-iv, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊ dɪˈprɛs ɪv, ˌnyʊər- /

adjective

(of a drug) depressing nerve-cell function.

noun

any such substance.

Nearby words

  1. neurocytolysis,
  2. neurocytoma,
  3. neurodegenerative,
  4. neurodendrite,
  5. neurodendron,
  6. neurodermatitis,
  7. neurodiversity,
  8. neurodynamic,
  9. neurodynia,
  10. neuroectoderm

Origin of neurodepressive

First recorded in 1965–70; neuro- + depressive

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