Definition of nootropic in English:


Line breaks: noo|trop¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌnəʊəˈtrəʊpɪk
, -ˈtrɒpɪk/


(Of a drug) used to enhance memory or other cognitive functions.
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  • The medical drugs such as corticosteroids, nootropic and diuretic remedies were selectively administered by considering each patient's pathological condition.


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A nootropic drug.
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  • If only he hadn't blown his brain out on nootropics.


1970s: from French nootrope (from Greek noos 'mind' + tropē 'turning') + -ic.

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