Definition of neurodegenerative in English:


Syllabification: neu·ro·de·gen·er·a·tive
Pronunciation: /ˌno͝orōdəˈjenərətiv


  • Resulting in or characterized by degeneration of the nervous system, especially the neurons in the brain.
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    • Dysfunction in apoptosis can lead to cancer or neurodegenerative diseases.
    • The challenge will be in identifying the biochemical changes associated with mutations for each neurodegenerative disease.
    • Studies in Drosophila have been used to improve our understanding of human neurodegenerative diseases.

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