neuropathology

noun

neu·​ro·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy ˌnu̇r-ō-pə-ˈthä-lə-jē How to pronounce neuropathology (audio)
ˌnyu̇r-,
-pa-
: pathology of the nervous system
neuropathologic adjective
or neuropathological
neuropathologist noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web These postmortem neuropathology studies always are because postmortem brain samples are in short supply, especially for disorders like autism. Neuroskeptic, Discover Magazine, 12 Nov. 2011 This suggests that anatomical measures alone are likely to be of low scientific and clinical significance for identifying children, adolescents, and adults with ASD or for elucidating their neuropathology. Neuroskeptic, Discover Magazine, 25 Oct. 2014 The findings were supported by Dr. Ann McKee, chief of neuropathology for the VA Boston Healthcare System and director of the BU CTE Center and VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank. Katie Campione, PEOPLE.com, 22 Dec. 2021 The findings were supported by Dr. Ann McKee, chief of neuropathology for the VA Boston Healthcare System and director of the BU CTE Center and VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank. Katie Campione, PEOPLE.com, 22 Dec. 2021 The findings were supported by Dr. Ann McKee, chief of neuropathology for the VA Boston Healthcare System and director of the BU CTE Center and VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank. Katie Campione, PEOPLE.com, 22 Dec. 2021 The findings were supported by Dr. Ann McKee, chief of neuropathology for the VA Boston Healthcare System and director of the BU CTE Center and VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank. Katie Campione, PEOPLE.com, 22 Dec. 2021 The findings were supported by Dr. Ann McKee, chief of neuropathology for the VA Boston Healthcare System and director of the BU CTE Center and VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank. Katie Campione, PEOPLE.com, 22 Dec. 2021 The findings were supported by Dr. Ann McKee, chief of neuropathology for the VA Boston Healthcare System and director of the BU CTE Center and VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank. Katie Campione, PEOPLE.com, 22 Dec. 2021 See More

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Word History

Etymology

neuro- + pathology, as translation of German Nervenpathologie

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of neuropathology was in 1853

Dictionary Entries Near neuropathology

Cite this Entry

“Neuropathology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neuropathology. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

neuropathology

noun
neu·​ro·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy -pə-ˈthäl-ə-jē, -pa- How to pronounce neuropathology (audio)
plural neuropathologies
: pathology of the nervous system
neuropathologic adjective
or neuropathological
neuropathologically adverb

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