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neurobiology

[noo r-oh-bahy-ol-uh-jee, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyʊər-/
noun
1.
the branch of biology that is concerned with the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; neuro- + biology
Related forms
neurobiological
[noo r-oh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌnʊər oʊˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
neurobiologically, adverb
neurobiologist, noun
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Examples for neurobiology
  • Consequently, researchers have focused attention on the disorder's neurobiology.
  • It sounds a bit gimmicky, but such programs may have a real basis in neurobiology.
British Dictionary definitions for neurobiology

neurobiology

/ˌnjʊərəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the nervous system
Derived Forms
neurobiologist, noun
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neurobiology in Medicine

neurobiology neu·ro·bi·ol·o·gy (nur'ō-bī-ŏl'ə-jē, nyur'-)
n.
The biological study of the nervous system.


neu'ro·bi'o·log'i·cal (-bī'ə-lŏj'ĭ-kəl) adj.
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