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neurophysiology Line breaks: neuro|physi¦ology
Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊərəʊfɪzɪˈɒlədʒi/

Definition of neurophysiology in English:


[mass noun]
The physiology of the nervous system.
Example sentences
  • During his 5 years in Bonn, Waller turned to his second major focus in neurophysiology, the autonomic nervous system.
  • The 10 other respondents were from a wide range of disciplines, including academia, radiology, endocrinology, and clinical neurophysiology.
  • When the findings in these specialties are applied to medicine as part of an integrated scientific field, the concept of behavioral science expands to include neuroanatomy and neurophysiology.


Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊərəʊfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
Example sentences
  • We recommend that mold-exposed individuals with symptoms of neuropathy be evaluated for antibodies against neural antigens and for neurophysiological abnormalities.
  • The neuroanatomical substrate and neurophysiological mechanisms underlying consciousness are still not understood.
  • As mentioned earlier, IgM antibodies to various neural antigens have been associated with neurophysiological and pathological changes characteristic of various neuropathies.
Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊərəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪst/
Example sentences
  • For example, neurophysiologists can define and measure muscular fatigue precisely in such conditions as myasthenia gravis.
  • Bremner's work is full of mind-stretching, extremely sophisticated research, yet at times, it is as if the author is speaking to a high school class, while at other times, to a group of super-advanced neurophysiologists.
  • But over the past few decades neurophysiologists and molecular biologists have made great strides in their understanding of the cellular mechanisms of learning and memory.
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