neuropathology

noun
neu·​ro·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy | \ ˌnu̇r-ō-pə-ˈthä-lə-jē How to pronounce neuropathology (audio) , ˌnyu̇r-, -pa- \

Definition of neuropathology

: pathology of the nervous system

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Other Words from neuropathology

neuropathologic \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​ˌpa-​thə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce neuropathology (audio) , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ or neuropathological \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​ˌpa-​thə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce neuropathology (audio) , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ adjective
neuropathologist \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​pə-​ˈthä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce neuropathology (audio) , ˌnyu̇r-​ , -​pa-​-​ \ noun

Examples of neuropathology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The medical examiner's office is also updating its radiology equipment and increasing funds for neuropathology consultations. Stephanie Innes, The Arizona Republic, 23 June 2021 The neuropathology of Alzheimer’s disease, the beta-amyloid plaques and tau-containing neurofibrillary tangles, are found first in olfactory centers in the brain, years before cognitive impairment begins. Daniel Gibbs, Scientific American, 21 Apr. 2021 At the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany, a neuropathology researcher, Diego Sepulveda-Falla, waited for samples. Jennie Erin Smith, Star Tribune, 20 Dec. 2020 She was named Mount Sinai’s director of neuropathology in 2012 and its director of autopsy service two years later. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 26 Nov. 2020 Additional studies include cardiac pathology, neuropathology, toxicology and histology. Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY, 16 Dec. 2019 Those studies include cardiac pathology, neuropathology, toxicology and histology. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, 16 Dec. 2019 Our inability to focus is framed as weakness, moral failure, neuropathology; as the byproduct of sugar, artificial colors, video games, loopy brain chemistry, social media. Carina Chocano, New York Times, 26 Sep. 2017 Our inability to focus is framed as weakness, moral failure, neuropathology Carina Chocano, New York Times, 26 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of neuropathology

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neuropathology

neuro- + pathology, as translation of German Nervenpathologie

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“Neuropathology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neuropathology. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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neuropathology

noun
neu·​ro·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy | \ -pə-ˈthäl-ə-jē, -pa- How to pronounce neuropathology (audio) \
plural neuropathologies

Medical Definition of neuropathology

: pathology of the nervous system

Other Words from neuropathology

neuropathologic \ -​ˌpath-​ə-​ˈläj-​ik How to pronounce neuropathology (audio) \ or neuropathological \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce neuropathology (audio) \ adjective
neuropathologically \ -​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce neuropathology (audio) \ adverb

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