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Definition of "neurophysiology" []

  • The branch of physiology that deals with the functions of the nervous system. (noun)
  • The study of the functions of the nervous system (noun)

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Use "neurophysiology" in a sentence
  • "Research in neurophysiology is much more like paddling a small canoe on a mountain river."
  • "He is a Howard University Ph.D. candidate in neurophysiology, and he is founder of the Secular Students of Howard University."
  • "But Dr Chris Pomfrett, lecturer in neurophysiology applied to anaesthesia at the University of Manchester said further studies were needed to clarify whether the reduced blood pressure and respiration were really associated with hibernation or whether the findings were a result of poisonous effects of the gas."