neuroscience etymology

English word neuroscience comes from English science, English neuro-

Detailed word origin of neuroscience

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
science English (eng) (transitive, colloquial, humorous) To use science to solve a problem.. (transitive, dated) To cause to become versed in science; to make skilled; to instruct. (countable) A particular discipline or branch of learning, especially one dealing with measurable or systematic principles rather than intuition or natural ability. [from 14th c.]. (now, only, _, theology) The fact of knowing [...]
neuro- English (eng) Forming compound words relating to nerves, nerve tissue, or the nervous system.
neuroscience English (eng) The scientific study of the nervous system.

Words with the same origin as neuroscience

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Descendants of neuro-
neurobiology neurobrucellosis neurochemical neurofibromatosis neurogenic neurohypnology neuroinformation neurologist neuroma neuroscientist neurosecretion neurosemantics neurosis neurosteroid neurosurgeon neurosurgery neurosurgical neurotheological neurotic neurotoxicology neurotoxin neurotransmitter neurovascular neuroweapon