Definition of neurodevelopmental in English:

neurodevelopmental

adjective

  • Relating to or involving the development of the nervous system.

    ‘a rare neurodevelopmental disorder’
    • ‘Researchers hypothesize the increased incidence of neurodevelopmental disorders could be related to the increased mercury exposure.’
    • ‘I have seen many children with ADHD, autism, and other neurodevelopmental disorders significantly improve with dietary modification.’
    • ‘It is a complex neurodevelopmental constellation of problems rather than a single disorder.’
    • ‘The baby developed normally and had no neurodevelopmental problems at 18 months.’
    • ‘We need to require neurodevelopmental evaluations of industrial and other chemicals before marketing.’
    • ‘The neurodevelopmental outcome at 12 months of age was normal.’
    • ‘They do not believe there is sufficient evidence to implicate the preservative in neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism, especially in babies older than six months.’
    • ‘Infants underwent a quantitative neurodevelopmental assessment using the revised Bayley scales of infant development.’
    • ‘Most infants survive without substantial neurodevelopmental problems and most go on to attend mainstream schools, ultimately living independent lives.’
    • ‘The onset of Tourette's syndrome occurs around the age of 6-7 years, and, as with other neurodevelopmental disorders, it occurs more commonly in boys.’

Pronunciation

neurodevelopmental

/ˌnjʊərəʊdɪˌvɛləpˈmɛnt(ə)l/