neurochemical

[noor-oh-kem-i-kuhl, nyoor-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to neurochemistry.
2.
(of a drug or other substance) affecting the nervous system.
noun
3.
a drug or other substance that affects the nervous system.

Origin:
1945–50; neuro- + chemical

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Example sentences
Some researchers suggest this mental state might share neurochemical
  characteristics with the manic phase of manic depression.
Those larger ones are activated by a neurochemical called serotonin.
Neurochemical reactions take place too slowly to explain the phenomenon.
In biological neural networks this consists of the electrical potentials and
  neurochemical mixes at the axon interfaces.
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