Neoprene vs Wetsuit - What's the difference?

neoprene | wetsuit |

As nouns the difference between neoprene and wetsuit

is that neoprene is a synthetic rubber, a polymer of chloroprene, commonly used in wetsuits, laptop sleeves, orthopedic braces, electrical insulation, liquid and sheet-applied elastomeric membranes and flashings, car fan belts, etc while wetsuit is a close fitting, insulating garment usually made from neoprene or similar material designed to keep one warm during activities on or under water.