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adjective neu·ro·cog·ni·tive \ˌn(y)u̇r-ō-ˈkäg-nət-iv\

Medical Definition of neurocognitive

  1. :  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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