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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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Noun1.neurobiologist - a specialist in neurobiology
biologist, life scientist - (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
neuroscientist - a neurobiologist who specializes in the study of the brain
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