neurodegenerative
adjective Date: 1907 relating to or marked by degeneration of nervous tissue

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  • neurodegenerative — [noor΄ō dē jen′ər ə tiv, nyoor΄dē jen′ər ə tiv] adj. designating or of a disease or condition, as Alzheimer s disease, characterized by the degeneration of nervous tissue neurodegeneration [no͞o΄rō dē jen΄ərā′shən] n. * * * …   Universalium

  • neurodegenerative — [noor΄ō dē jen′ər ə tiv, nyoor΄dē jen′ər ə tiv] adj. designating or of a disease or condition, as Alzheimer s disease, characterized by the degeneration of nervous tissue neurodegeneration [no͞o΄rō dē jen΄ərā′shən] n …   English World dictionary

  • neurodegenerative — ˌ adjective Etymology: neur + degenerative : relating to or characterized by degeneration of nervous tissue * * * neurodegenˈerative adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑neur * * * neurodegenerative UK [ˌnjʊərəʊdɪˈdʒenərətɪv] US [ˌnʊroʊdɪˈdʒenərətɪv]… …   Useful english dictionary

  • neurodegenerative — adjective Of, pertaining to, or resulting in the progressive loss of nerve cells and of neurologic function …   Wiktionary

  • neurodegenerative — neu·ro·de·gen·er·a·tive di jen ə .rāt iv, di jen (ə )rət adj relating to or characterized by degeneration of nervous tissue neu·ro·de·gen·er·a·tion di .jen ə rā shən, .dē n …   Medical dictionary

  • neurodegenerative — neu·ro·degenerative …   English syllables

  • neurodegenerative — UK [ˌnjʊərəʊdɪˈdʒenərətɪv] / US [ˌnʊroʊdɪˈdʒenərətɪv] adjective medical relating to conditions such as Alzheimer s disease or Parkinson s disease that cause someone s nerves to be damaged …   English dictionary

  • Neurodegenerative disease — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = Para sagittal MRI of the head in a patient with benign familial macrocephaly. DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D019636 Neurodegenerative… …   Wikipedia

  • Neurodegenerative Erkrankung — Als neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (griechisch νέυρο , néuro , „Nerv[en] “ und lateinisch dēgenerāre, „aus “ oder „entarten“) bezeichnet man eine Gruppe von meist langsam fortschreitenden, erblichen oder sporadisch auftretenden Erkrankungen des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen — Als neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (griechisch νέυρο , néuro , „Nerv[en] “ und lateinisch dēgenerāre, „aus “ oder „entarten“) bezeichnet man eine Gruppe von meist langsam fortschreitenden, erblichen oder sporadisch auftretenden Erkrankungen des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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