Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The biological study of the nervous system or any part of it.

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  • n. The scientific study of nerve and brain function in people and animals.

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  • n. the branch of biology that deals with the anatomy and physiology and pathology of the nervous system

Etymologies

neuro- +‎ biology (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We even met the adult child of blind parents who has a doctorate in neurobiology and who told me, "I know five kids with blind parents, and we all turned out ok."

    Rebecca Walker: Love is Blind

  • By developing experimental models that integrate electrophysiology, neuropharmacology, molecular genetics, functional anatomy, and behavior, Wilson opens new avenues for exploring a central issue in neurobiology – how neural circuits are organized to sense and react to a complex environment.

    Women Scientist win MacArthur "Genius" Fellowships

  • After returning to the U.S., she received the first doctorates in neurobiology from Harvard.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • At present, Joe is immersed in neurobiology and is currently a graduate student at

    H. Robert Horvitz - Autobiography

  • In addition, I had my first experience in neurobiology at Columbia with Harry

    Eric R. Kandel - Autobiography

  • As the end of my time at the NIH began to near, I examined postdoctoral fellowships in neurobiology but decided a residency in Neurology was a better route to developing a rewarding career in research.

    Stanley B. Prusiner - Autobiography

  • "We don't know" may be the most frequently used words in neurobiology, and they seem to be used with special frequency when the subject of sexual orientation comes up.

    Homosexuality and Biology

  • My second reservation regarding the hopes of neurobiology is more disturbing to me and also more nebulous; the eagerness with which we plunge into neurobiology overlooks an essential limitation - the a priori aspect of the concept of truth.

    Max Delbrück - Nobel Lecture

  • As molecular biology became industrialized and came to depend on very sophisticated biochemical and molecular technologies, Glaser began to work in neurobiology, another long term interest of his.

    Donald A. Glaser - Biography

  • However, the researchers found no previous studies using the keyword "wisdom" in combination with the terms neurobiology, neuroimaging or neurotransmitters.

    UC San Diego - Videos

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