[ noor-oh-sahy-uhns, nyoor- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˈsaɪ əns, ˌnyʊər- /
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the field of study encompassing the various scientific disciplines dealing with the structure, development, function, chemistry, pharmacology, and pathology of the nervous system.
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OTHER WORDS FROM neuroscienceneu·ro·sci·en·tif·ic, adjectiveneu·ro·sci·en·tist, noun
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How to use neuroscience in a sentence
No one can accuse Markram of failing to dream big: He plans to collate all neuroscientific data in one place.The Science Community’s Fight Over an Artificial Brain|Elizabeth Picciuto|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chris Berdik, the author of Mind Over Mind: The Surprising Power of Expectations, considers the latest neuroscientific research.Petraeus May Have Been Felled by His Own Brain Chemistry|Chris Berdik|November 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for neuroscience
/ (ˈnjʊərəʊˌsaɪəns) /
the study of the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology of the nervous system
Derived forms of neuroscienceneuroscientist, noun
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Medical definitions for neuroscience
[ nur′ō-sī′əns ]
Any of the sciences, such as neuroanatomy and neurobiology, that deal with the nervous system.
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