neurophysiology

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

noun

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

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Origin of neurophysiology

First recorded in 1865–70; neuro- + physiology

OTHER WORDS FROM neurophysiology

neu·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 forms of neurophysiology

neurophysiological (ˌnjʊərəʊˌfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveneurophysiologically, adverbneurophysiologist, noun
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Medical 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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