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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.
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(Chemistry) chem the study of the chemistry of the nervous system
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(ˌnʊər oʊˈkɛm ə stri, ˌnyʊər-)

the study of the chemistry of the nervous system.
neu′ro•chem`ist, n.
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