nootropic

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noun no·ot·ro·pic \ˌnō-ə-ˈtrō-pik\

Definition of nootropic

  1. :  a substance that enhances cognition and memory and facilitates learning

nootropic

adjective

Origin and Etymology of nootropic

International Scientific Vocabulary noo- + -tropic


First Known Use: 1976


Medical Dictionary

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nootropic

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adjective no·o·tro·pic \ˌnō-ə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträp-ik\

Medical Definition of nootropic

  1. :  of, relating to, or promoting the enhancement of cognition and memory and the facilitation of learning <nootropic drugs>


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nootropic

noun no·ot·ro·pic

Medical Definition of nootropic

  1. :  a nootropic substance and especially a drug—called also smart drug


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