neurotoxicity

[noo r-oh-tok-sis-i-tee, nyoo r-]

noun

the degree to which a substance is poisonous to nerve tissue.
Pathology. the condition resulting from exposure to a neurotoxin.

Origin of neurotoxicity

First recorded in 1945–50; neuro- + toxicity
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019