neurodevelopment

noun
neu·​ro·​de·​vel·​op·​ment | \ -di-ˈvel-əp-mənt How to pronounce neurodevelopment (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurodevelopment

: the development of the nervous system

Other Words from neurodevelopment

neurodevelopmental \ -​ˌvel-​əp-​ˈment-​ᵊl How to pronounce neurodevelopmental (audio) \ adjective

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“Neurodevelopment.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neurodevelopment. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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