nootropic

noun no·o·tro·pic \ ˌnō-ə-ˈtrō-pik \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of nootropic

: a substance that enhances cognition and memory and facilitates learning

nootropic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of nootropic

French nootrope "nootropic drug" (from Greek noo-, combining form of nóos, contracted noûs "mind, intellect"—of uncertain origin—+ French -trope "changing in the way specified," borrowed from Greek -tropos -tropous) + 1-ic


Medical Dictionary

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nootropic

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

medical Definition of nootropic

: of, relating to, or promoting the enhancement of cognition and memory and the facilitation of learning
  • nootropic drugs

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nootropic

noun

medical Definition of nootropic

: a nootropic substance and especially a drug called also smart drug

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