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Definition of "neurocognitive" []

  • Pertaining to cognitive functions that are linked to a particular area, pathway or network of the brain (adjective)

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Use "neurocognitive" in a sentence
  • "Relatively simple "neurocognitive" testing, including the use of standardized mental status scales such as the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), can help screen patients and determine whether further evaluation by a specialist is indicated."
  • "Patients undergoing radiation often have to cope with long-term side-effects, such as neurocognitive delay and severe growth impairment."
  • "Consideration of a new "risk syndromes" category, with information to help clinicians identify earlier stages of some serious mental disorders, such as neurocognitive disorder (dementia) and psychosis."
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