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 (no͝or′ō-kĕm′ĭ-strē, nyo͝or′-)
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.


(Chemistry) chem the study of the chemistry of the nervous system


(ˌnʊər oʊˈkɛm ə stri, ˌnyʊər-)

the study of the chemistry of the nervous system.
neu′ro•chem`ist, n.
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Hospital Heidelberg) presents 21 chapters in which mostly German neurologists, psychiatrists, clinical chemists, and neurochemists review basic methods of cerebrospinal fluid (CFS) and serum analysis.
Lately neurochemists have begun to make considerable progress in learning how nicotine affects some of those receptors, and in understanding how molecules similar to nicotine might be able to achieve its positive properties without its ill side effects.
Daniel Smail's provocative inquiry into the roots of history, the relationship between historians and their evidence, and the potential for fruitful exchanges between historians and neurochemists or evolutionary biologists offers an engaging text on historical methods.