neurotrauma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

neuro- +‎ trauma

Noun[edit]

neurotrauma (countable and uncountable, plural neurotraumas)

  1. (medicine) Neural trauma.
    • 2009 March 30, Michael Paul Mason, “Keeping Our Heads”, New York Times:
      One of the most promising neurotrauma protocols comes from an Emory University researcher, Donald Stein, whose work suggests that a dose of the hormone progesterone administered within 24 hours of a brain injury could have a profound protective effect.

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