neuroplasticity

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neuro- +‎ plastic +‎ -ity

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neuroplasticity (countable and uncountable, plural neuroplasticities)

  1. The state or quality of being neuroplastic, of having a brain that adapts to experience
    • 2007 December 11, Craig Howard Kinsley, Massimo Bardi, Kate Karelina, Brandi Rima, Lillian Christon, Julia Friedenberg and Garrett Griffin, “Motherhood Induces and Maintains Behavioral and Neural Plasticity across the Lifespan in the Rat”, in Archives of Sexual Behavior, volume 37, number 1, DOI:10.1007/s10508-007-9277-x:
      Further, it is one that is illustrative of the flexibility that derives from neuroplasticity, producing an efficient and opportunistic parous animal.

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