Definition

Neurobiology

Neurobiology is a branch of the life sciences that deals with the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the nervous system. The term refers especially to the biology of the brain when used in conjunction with learning disorders, some mental illnesses, Alzheimer’s disease and other diseases that may be caused or impacted by the central nervous system.

References
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Abdomen
    The diaphragm separates the thorax from the abdomen. Structures that pass between the ...
  • Pelvic Floor
    The pelvic diaphragm is a gutter-shaped sheet of muscle formed by the levatores ani and ...
  • Retroperitoneal Space
    ...
  • Nuclear medicine imaging
    Nuclear medicine involves imaging using gamma rays, which are another type of electromagnetic ...
  • Ejaculatory Ducts
    The two ejaculatory ducts are each <1 in. (2.5 cm) long and are formed by the union ...