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neurochemistry

 [noor″o-kem´is-tre]
the branch of neurology dealing with the chemistry of the nervous system.

neu·ro·chem·is·try

(nū'rō-kem'is-trē),
The science concerned with the chemical aspects of nervous system structure and function.

neurochemistry

(no͝or′ō-kĕm′ĭ-strē, nyo͝or′-)
n.
The study of the chemical composition and processes of the nervous system and the effects of chemicals on it.

neu′ro·chem′i·cal (-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·chem′ist n.

neu·ro·chem·is·try

(nūr'ō-kem'is-trē)
The science concerned with the chemical aspects of nervous system structure and function.
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