neuroscientist

neuroscience

[noor-oh-sahy-uhns, nyoor-]
noun
the field of study encompassing the various scientific disciplines dealing with the structure, development, function, chemistry, pharmacology, and pathology of the nervous system.

Origin:
1960–65; neuro- + science

neuroscientific, adjective
neuroscientist, noun
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neuroscience (ˈnjʊərəʊˌsaɪəns)
 
n
the study of the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology of the nervous system
 
'neuroscientist
 
n

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neuroscience neu·ro·sci·ence (nur'ō-sī'əns, nyur'-)
n.
Any of the sciences, such as neuroanatomy and neurobiology, that deal with the nervous system.

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