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Definition of "neurodegenerative" []

  • Of, pertaining to, or resulting in the progressive loss of nerve cells and of neurologic function (adjective)

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Use "neurodegenerative" in a sentence
  • "Dr. Blackburn and her team are now exploring the potential role that the enzyme could eventually play in neurodegenerative and other age-related disorders."
  • "Alzheimer's Disease many years later, one of a number of my personal reasons for becoming interested in neurodegenerative disorders."
  • "ALS is often referred to as a neurodegenerative disease because it affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord."