neuroprotective


neu·ro·pro·tec·tive

adjective \ˌnr-ō-prə-ˈtek-tiv, nyr-\

Definition of NEUROPROTECTIVE

:  serving to protect neurons from injury or degeneration <neuroprotective drugs>

First Known Use of NEUROPROTECTIVE

1987

neu·ro·pro·tec·tive

adjective \ˌn(y)r-ō-prə-ˈtek-tiv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEUROPROTECTIVE

: serving to protect neurons from injury or degeneration <the neuroprotective effects of nimodipine>
neu·ro·pro·tec·tion \-ˈtek-shən\ noun

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