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Definition of "neurochemical" []

  • Of or pertaining to neurochemistry, the study of the chemical basis of nerve and brain activity (adjective)
  • A chemical substance that is involved in neural activity, such as a neurotransmitter (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "neurochemical" in a sentence
  • "If a neurochemical abnormality in "amnesiac" fruit flies affects their memories, then there's hope that the same neurochemical in humans could be targeted to affectively treat our own memory disorders."
  • "David Kessler, a former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, has written a book, The End of Overeating, that accuses the food industry of manipulating the levels of sugar, salt, and fats in food in order to create a neurochemical addiction."
  • "Before the 1990s, there weren't effective prescription drugs, but more recently, many patients have found relief from triptans, a class of drugs that interfere with the neurochemical process of a migraine and stop the pain, Lipton says."