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 (no͝or′ō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē, nyo͝or′-)
The biological study of the nervous system.

neu′ro·bi′o·log′i·cal (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·bi·ol′o·gist n.
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(Biology) of or pertaining to neurobiology
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Adj.1.neurobiological - of or relating to the biological study of the nervous system
Adv.1.neurobiological - with respect to neurobiology; "explain the phenomenon neurobiologically"
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THIS STUDY REPRESENTS an important step toward understanding the neurobiological and developmental risks associated with substance exposure during breastfeeding.
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Although increased amygdala activity and decreased frontal cortex inhibition are mentioned in the neurobiological etiology of PTSD, these findings are not applicable to all PTSD patients.
Hence, this study comes close to falsifying the hypothesis that SNPs contribute to the most commonly observed neurobiological changes in schizophrenia.