neuroplastic

adjective
neu·​ro·​plas·​tic | \ ˌn(y)u̇r-ō-ˈplast-ik How to pronounce neuroplastic (audio) \

Medical Definition of neuroplastic

: plastic entry 1 sense 3b It has long been suggested that electrical activity might also play a role in shaping the morphology and connectivity of the nervous system both during development and in adult neuroplastic events.— Christopher S. Cohan et al., Science, 27 June 1986

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