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[noo r-oh-fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyʊər-/

the branch of dealing with the functions of the nervous system.
the study of the functions of the nervous system

neurophysiology neu·ro·phys·i·ol·o·gy (nur’ō-fĭz’ē-ŏl’ə-jē, nyur’-)
The branch of physiology that deals with the functions of the nervous system.


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