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Definition of "neurogenetics" [neurogenetics]

  • The study of the genetic factors that contribute to the development of neurological disorders. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "neurogenetics" in a sentence
  • "Dr. Rubinsztein, a professor of molecular neurogenetics, says that one way to slow down or delay the onset of Huntington's disease may be to enhance the removal of the mutant huntington protein that is toxic to the cells."
  • "Dr. Zimmerman referred CHILD for a neurogenetics consultation to evaluate her abnormal metabolic test results."
  • "CHILD met with Dr. Richard Kelley, a specialist in neurogenetics, on May 22, 2001, at the Krieger Institute."