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neuroscience

 [noor″o-si´ens]
the embryology, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology of the nervous system.

neuroscience

(no͝or′ō-sī′əns, nyo͝or′-)
n.
Any of the sciences, such as neuroanatomy and neurobiology, that deal with the nervous system.

neu′ro·sci′en·tif′ic (-sī′ən-tĭf′ĭk) adj.
neu′ro·sci′en·tist (-sī′ən-tĭst) n.

neuroscience

[noo͡r′ōsī′əns]
Etymology: Gk, neuron, nerve; L, scientia
the study of neurology and related subjects, including neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, and neurosurgery.

neu·ro·sci·ence

(nūr'ō-sī'ĕns)
The scientific discipline concerned with the development, structure, function, chemistry, pharmacology, clinical assessments, and pathology of the nervous system.

neuroscience

the embryology, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology of the nervous system.
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