neurodegenerative

adjective neu·ro·de·gen·er·a·tive \ ˌnu̇r-ō-di-ˈje-nə-rə-tiv , -ˈjen-rə- ; -ˈje-nə-ˌrā- ; -dē- , ˌnyu̇r- \
|Updated on: 22 Jul 2018

Definition of neurodegenerative

: relating to or marked by degeneration of nervous tissue

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1907

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neurodegenerative

adjective neu·ro·de·gen·er·a·tive \ -di-ˈjen-ə-ˌrāt-iv, -di-ˈjen-(ə-)rət- \

medical Definition of neurodegenerative

: relating to or characterized by degeneration of nervous tissue

neurodegeneration

play \-di-ˌjen-ə-ˈrā-shən, -ˌdē-\ noun

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