neuropharmacology


neu·ro·phar·ma·col·o·gy

noun \ˌnr-ō-ˌfär-mə-ˈkä-lə-jē, ˌnyr-\

Definition of NEUROPHARMACOLOGY

1
:  a branch of medical science dealing with the action of drugs on and in the nervous system
2
:  the properties and reactions of a drug on and in the nervous system
neu·ro·phar·ma·co·log·i·cal \-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ also neu·ro·phar·ma·co·log·ic \-jik\ adjective
neu·ro·phar·ma·col·o·gist \-ˈkä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of NEUROPHARMACOLOGY

1950

neu·ro·phar·ma·col·o·gy

noun \ˈn(y)r-ō-ˌfär-mə-ˈkäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural neu·ro·phar·ma·col·o·gies

Medical Definition of NEUROPHARMACOLOGY

1
: a branch of medical science dealing with the action of drugs on and in the nervous system
2
: the properties and reactions of a drug on and in the nervous system <the neuropharmacology of lithium>
neu·ro·phar·ma·co·log·i·cal \-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ also neu·ro·phar·ma·co·log·ic \-ik\ adjective

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