neurophysiology

[ noo r-oh-fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyʊər- /
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noun

the branch of physiology dealing with the functions of the nervous system.

Nearby words

  1. neuropathology,
  2. neuropathy,
  3. neuropeptide,
  4. neuropharmacology,
  5. neurophysin,
  6. neuropil,
  7. neuroplasm,
  8. neuroplasticity,
  9. neuroplasty,
  10. neuroplegic

Origin of neurophysiology

First recorded in 1865–70; neuro- + physiology

Related formsneu·ro·phys·i·o·log·i·cal [noo r-oh-fiz-ee-uh-loj-i-kuh l, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˌfɪz i əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌnyʊər-/, neu·ro·phys·i·o·log·ic, adjectiveneu·ro·phys·i·o·log·i·ca·ly, adverbneu·ro·phys·i·ol·o·gist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for neurophysiology

neurophysiology

/ (ˌnjʊərəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the study of the functions of the nervous system
Derived Formsneurophysiological (ˌnjʊərəʊˌfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveneurophysiologically, adverbneurophysiologist, noun

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Medicine definitions for neurophysiology

neurophysiology

[ nur′ō-fĭz′ē-ŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of physiology that deals with the functions of the nervous system.

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