Medical Definition of Neuroscientist
Neuroscientist: A scientist who studies the nervous system, including the neural basis of behavior; parts of the nervous system such as the visual or auditory systems; the function of groups of neurons (nerve cells); what individual neurons do; what happens at the synapse; ion channels in a neuronal membrane; and the genetic basis of neuronal function.
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