A science concerned with drug-induced changes in the functioning of cells in the nervous system.

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  • neuropharmacology — [noor΄ōfär΄mə käl′ə jē] n. the branch of pharmacology dealing with the effects of drugs on the nervous system neuropharmacological [noor΄ō fär΄məkə läj′i kəl, nyoor΄fär΄məkə läj′i kəl] adj. neuropharmacologic neuropharmacologist n …   English World dictionary

  • Neuropharmacology — For the journal, see Neuropharmacology (journal). Neuropharmacology is the study of how drugs affect cellular function in the nervous system. There are two main branches of neuropharmacology: behavioral and molecular. Behavioral neuropharmacology …   Wikipedia

  • neuropharmacology — The study of drugs that affect neuronal tissue. * * * neu·ro·phar·ma·col·o·gy n(y)u̇r ō .fär mə käl ə jē n, pl gies 1) a branch of medical science dealing with the action of drugs on and in the nervous system 2) the properties and reactions of a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Neuropharmacology (journal) — Neuropharmacology   Former name(s) International Journal of Neuropharmacology Abbreviated title (ISO) Neuro …   Wikipedia

  • neuropharmacology — noun Date: 1950 1. a branch of medical science dealing with the action of drugs on and in the nervous system 2. the properties and reactions of a drug on and in the nervous system • neuropharmacological also neuropharmacologic adjective •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • neuropharmacology — neuropharmacologic /noor oh fahr meuh keuh loj ik, nyoor /, neuropharmacological, adj. neuropharmacologically, adv. neuropharmacologist, n. /noor oh fahr meuh kol euh jee, nyoor /, n. Pharm. the branch of pharmacology concerned with the effects… …   Universalium

  • neuropharmacology — neu·ro·pharmacology …   English syllables

  • neuropharmacology — neu•ro•phar•ma•col•o•gy [[t]ˌnʊər oʊˌfɑr məˈkɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyʊər [/t]] n. med pha the branch of pharmacology concerned with the nervous system • Etymology: 1945–50 neu ro•phar ma•co•log′ic kəˈlɒdʒ ɪk neu ro•phar ma•co•log′i•cal,adj. neu ro•phar… …   From formal English to slang

  • neuropharmacology — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pharmacology — A variety of topics involved with pharmacology, including neuropharmacology, renal pharmacology, human metabolism, intracellular metabolism, and intracellular regulation. Pharmacology (from Greek φάρμακον, pha …   Wikipedia

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