Pharmacology vs Neuroscience - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between pharmacology and neuroscience

is that pharmacology is (medicine) the science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals, especially the science of the manufacture, use and effects of medicinal drugs while neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system.

pharmacology

Noun

(-)
  • (medicine) The science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals, especially the science of the manufacture, use and effects of medicinal drugs.
  • The medicinal characteristics of a specific drug.
  • Derived terms

    * pharmacologic * pharmacological * pharmacologically * pharmacologist

    neuroscience

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The scientific study of the nervous system.
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