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neu·ro·chem·is·try

 (no͝or′ō-kĕm′ĭ-strē, nyo͝or′-)
n.
The study of the chemical composition and processes of the nervous system and the effects of chemicals on it.

neu′ro·chem′i·cal (-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·chem′ist n.

neurochemical

(ˌnjʊərəʊˈkɛmɪkəl) biochem
n
(Biochemistry) a neuroactive substance
adj
(Biochemistry) of or pertaining to neurochemistry

neu•ro•chem•i•cal

(ˌnʊər oʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl, ˌnyʊər-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to neurochemistry.
n.
2. a substance that affects the nervous system.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neurochemical - any organic substance that occurs in neural activity
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
neurotransmitter - a neurochemical that transmits nerve impulses across a synapse
endorphin - a neurochemical occurring naturally in the brain and having analgesic properties
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