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 (no͝or′ō-fär′mə-kŏl′ə-jē, nyo͝or′-)
The study of the action of drugs on the nervous system.

neu′ro·phar′ma·co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·phar′ma·col′o·gist n.
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(ˌnʊər oʊˌfɑr məˈkɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyʊər-)

the branch of pharmacology concerned with the nervous system.
neu`ro•phar`ma•co•log′ic (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪk) neu`ro•phar`ma•co•log′i•cal, adj.
neu`ro•phar`ma•col′o•gist, n.
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n. neurofarmacología, estudio farmacológico del efecto de drogas en el sistema nervioso.
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