[noo r-oh-sahy-uh ns, nyoo r-]
- the field of study encompassing the various scientific disciplines dealing with the structure, development, function, chemistry, pharmacology, and pathology of the nervous system.
Origin of neuroscience
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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
July 10, 2014
- the study of the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology of the nervous system
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Word Origin and History for neuroscientific
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- Any of the sciences, such as neuroanatomy and neurobiology, that deal with the nervous system.
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