neurotoxicity


neurotoxicity
neu·ro·tox·ic·i·ty (noor″o-tok-sisґĭ-te) the quality of exerting a destructive or poisonous effect upon nerve tissue.

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  • Neurotoxicity — See also: Neurotoxin Neurotoxicity occurs when the exposure to natural or artificial toxic substances, which are called neurotoxins, alters the normal activity of the nervous system in such a way as to cause damage to nervous tissue. This can… …   Wikipedia

  • neurotoxicity — noun see neurotoxic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Neurotoxicity — Neurotoxique Un élément chimique ou d origine biologique est dit neurotoxique s il s agit d une toxine affectant le système nerveux des organismes qui entrent en contact avec lui. Un neurotoxique agit habituellement en perturbant ou en paralysant …   Wikipédia en Français

  • neurotoxicity — /noor oh tok sis i tee, nyoor /, n. 1. the degree to which a substance is poisonous to nerve tissue. 2. Pathol. the condition resulting from exposure to a neurotoxin. [1945 50; NEURO + TOXICITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • neurotoxicity — noun The state or property of being neurotoxic …   Wiktionary

  • neurotoxicity — n. being poisonous to nervous tissue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neurotoxicity — neu·ro·toxicity …   English syllables

  • neurotoxicity — The tendency of some treatments to cause damage to the nervous system …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • neurotoxicity — noun see neurotoxic * * * /noor oh tok sis i tee, nyoor /, n. 1. the degree to which a substance is poisonous to nerve tissue. 2. Pathol. the condition resulting from exposure to a neurotoxin. [1945 50; NEURO + TOXICITY] * * * neurotoxicˈity noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Retracted article on dopaminergic neurotoxicity of MDMA — Severe dopaminergic neurotoxicity in primates after a common recreational dose regimen of MDMA[1] ( ecstasy ) , was a paper by Dr. George Ricaurte which was published in the leading journal Science, and later retracted. The retraction of the… …   Wikipedia


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