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neuroplasticity

[ noor-oh-pla-stis-i-tee, nyoor ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊ plæˈstɪs ɪ ti, ˌnyʊər /
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noun

the capacity of the nervous system to develop new neuronal connections: research on neuroplasticity of the brain after injury.

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Origin of neuroplasticity

First recorded in 1970–75; neuro- + plasticity
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