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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Neurocognoscitivo

Neurocognitive (NOOR-oh-KOG-nih-tiv)
Having to do with the ability to think and reason. This includes the ability to concentrate, remember things, process information, learn, speak, and understand.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.