neurocognitive

adjective
neu·​ro·​cog·​ni·​tive | \ ˌn(y)u̇r-ō-ˈkäg-nət-iv How to pronounce neurocognitive (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurocognitive

: of, relating to, or involving cognitive functioning and associated structures and processes of the central nervous system a neurocognitive disorder neurocognitive deficits … other studies have found no differences between the neurocognitive performance of lifelong soccer players and athletes who have played sports with a low likelihood of head trauma.— Ann R. Punnoose, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 14 Mar. 2012

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neurocognition noun

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