Definition of "neuroscience" []

  • Any of the sciences, such as neuroanatomy and neurobiology, that deal with the nervous system. (noun)
  • The study of the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology of the nervous system (noun)

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Use "neuroscience" in a sentence
  • "Their groundbreaking experiments in neuroscience have led to better understanding of the emergence of culture and civilization."
  • "From the perspective of someone who works in neuroscience, as well as believes in the separation of body and soul, I can attest to both ends of that argument."
  • "When I asked Hubel and Kiang for advice on where to apply to graduate school in neuroscience, their only point of agreement was that the top places were Cambridge, MA and Cambridge, UK."