Definition of neuroscience
: a branch (such as neurophysiology) of the life sciences that deals with the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, or molecular biology of nerves and nervous tissue and especially with their relation to behavior and learning
neuroscientificplay \ˌnu̇r-ō-ˌsī-ən-ˈti-fik, ˌnyu̇r-\ adjective
neuroscientistplay \ˌnu̇r-ō-ˈsī-ən-tist, ˌnyu̇r-\ noun
Recent Examples of neuroscience from the Web
Maddie Harris graduated this spring from IUPUI with a double major in biology and neuroscience, and is preparing for medical school.
When developing the product, Chao, with an M.D. from Stanford and a solid background in neuroscience, took a scientific and data-based approach.
St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington has opened a new neuroscience unit, which includes a 10 surgical recovery beds and four critical care beds, the hospital said in a news release.
As students took up iPhones, Trelease—who teaches anatomy, neuroscience, and embryology—added app developer to his titles of doctor and professor.
The two had finished grad school in unrelated fields, but enrolled in night classes for biology and neuroscience.
Al-Dhubaib actually studied neuroscience at Case before a formal data science degree was offered his senior year.
Dr. Van Gulick, 29, is a cognitive psychologist and the librarian for psychology and neuroscience at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.
Baker explains why practices in the neuroscience institute at Swedish’s Cherry Hill facility have prompted concerns and describes what’s happened since Quantity of Care began.
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First Known Use of neuroscience
NEUROSCIENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of neuroscience for English Language Learners
: the scientific study of nerves and especially of how nerves affect learning and behavior
Medical Definition of neuroscience
: a branch (as neurophysiology) of science that deals with the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, or molecular biology of nerves and nervous tissue and especially their relation to behavior and learning
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