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 (no͝or′ō-sī′əns, nyo͝or′-)
Any of the sciences, such as neuroanatomy and neurobiology, that deal with the nervous system.

neu′ro·sci′en·tif′ic (-sī′ən-tĭf′ĭk) adj.
neu′ro·sci′en·tist (-sī′ən-tĭst) n.


(Medicine) the study of the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology of the nervous system
ˈneuroˌscientist n


(ˌnʊər oʊˈsaɪ əns, ˌnyʊər-)

the field of study encompassing the various scientific disciplines dealing with all the aspects of the nervous system.
neu`ro•sci′en•tist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuroscience - the scientific study of the nervous system
neurobiology - the branch of biology that deals with the anatomy and physiology and pathology of the nervous system
neurophysiology - the branch of neuroscience that studies the physiology of the nervous system
brain science - the branch of neuroscience concerned with the brain
cognitive neuroscience - the branch of neuroscience that studies the biological foundations of mental phenomena
axonal - of or relating to or resembling an axon
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