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neurodegenerative

/neu·ro·de·gen·er·a·tive/ (-de-jen´er-ah-tiv) relating to or marked by nervous degeneration.

neurodegenerative

(no͝or′ō-dĭ-jĕn′ər-ə-tĭv, nyo͝or′-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characterized by a progressive loss of neurons in the brain: neurodegenerative diseases.

neurodegenerative

adjective Referring to progressive deterioration of the central and peripheral nervous system.

neurodegenerative

(noor″ō-dĕ-jen′ĕ-rāt″ĭv, nūr″, ĕ-răt-ĭv)
Pert. to wasting, necrosis, or deterioration of nerves, neurons, or components of the central or peripheral nervous system.
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