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neuropharmacology

[noo r-oh-fahr-muh-kol-uh-jee, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˌfɑr məˈkɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyʊər-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
the branch of pharmacology concerned with the effects of drugs on the nervous system.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; neuro- + pharmacology
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neuropharmacologic
[noo r-oh-fahr-muh-kuh-loj-ik, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˌfɑr mə kəˈlɒdʒ ɪk, ˌnyʊər-/ (Show IPA),
neuropharmacological, adjective
neuropharmacologically, adverb
neuropharmacologist, noun
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neuropharmacologic in Medicine

neuropharmacology neu·ro·phar·ma·col·o·gy (nur'ō-fär'mə-kŏl'ə-jē, nyur'-)
n.
The study of the action of drugs on the nervous system.

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