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nootropic

Syllabification: no·o·trop·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌnōəˈträpik
 
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Definition of nootropic in English:

adjective

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

noun

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

Origin

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

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