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/noo r-oh-bahy-ol-uh-jee/, /nyoo r-/


1. Branch of biology that deals with the study of the nervous system, including anatomy, physiology and pathology. (

2. The study of the structure, growth, activities, and functions of neurons and the Nervous System. (

3. The scientific study of nerve and brain function in people and animals. (

* The term neurobiology is usually used interchangeably with the term neuroscience, although the former refers specifically to the biology of the nervous system, whereas the latter refers to the entire science of the nervous system. (

adj., neurobiological /noo r-oh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuh l/
adv., neurobiologically
noun, neurobiologist

Word origin: neuro + bio + -logia

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