Definition of neuropharmacology in English:



mass noun
  • The branch of pharmacology that deals with the action of drugs on the nervous system.

    • ‘His professional interests include movement and inherited neurological disorders, with special interest in experimental therapeutics, neuropharmacology, public policy, and clinical trials.’
    • ‘After reviewing this book I will definitely include it as one of my textbooks for neuropharmacology.’
    • ‘Accomplishments of the Russian development program advanced most noticeably after World War II, thanks to their acquisition of German and Italian scientists and the emergence of a new field in pharmacology, neuropharmacology.’
    • ‘The field of neurochemistry encompasses two related fields, neuropharmacology and neurotoxicology.’
    • ‘Master's and doctoral programs are offered in neuroscience disciplines such as neurogenetics, neurochemistry, neuroimmunology, neuropharmacology, and experimental pathology.’