Definition of neurological in US English:

neurological

(also neurologic)

adjective

  • Relating to the anatomy, functions, and organic disorders of nerves and the nervous system.

    ‘neurological diseases like dementia’
    • ‘The neurological symptoms lasted for about two weeks.’
    • ‘These findings show that meditation has a demonstrable neurological effect.’
    • ‘Mercury is widely known to cause neurological damage, often permanent.’
    • ‘Huntington's disease is a hereditary neurological disease for which there is no cure.’
    • ‘The animal exhibited neurological signs including ataxia and tremours.’
    • ‘The horse was taken to an equine veterinary facility for a neurological problem.’
    • ‘The vast majority of patients have severe impairments, mostly neurological in origin.’
    • ‘The onset of MS is defined by having neurological impairment related to motor, sensory, cerebellar, visual, brainstem or cognitive functioning.’
    • ‘At the time of discharge, she had no neurological deficits.’
    • ‘Her research focuses on neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis.’
    • ‘In Ireland an estimated 7,000 people suffer from Parkinson's Disease, a progressive neurological condition.’
    • ‘A neurological examination is performed to look for any signs of brain dysfunction.’
    • ‘He does feel that the doctors at the Royal Infirmary should have referred him for neurological tests more promptly.’
    • ‘Even at very low levels of exposure, these so-called endocrine-disrupting chemicals can alter sexual, neurological, and behavioral development.’
    • ‘Migraine is a common, chronic neurological disorder that affects 12% or more of the adult population in Western countries.’

Pronunciation

neurological

/ˌn(y)o͝orəˈläjəkəl/