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a combining form meaning “nerve,” “nerves,” “nervous system,” used in the formation of compound words: neurology.
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Also especially before a vowel, neur-.
Origin of neuro-
<Greek neuro-, combining form of neûron; akin to Latin nervus
Words nearby neuro-
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How to use neuro- in a sentence
Modern medications—from opiates to steroids to neuro-implants—are, at best, minimally effective.Longtime Sufferers of Cluster Headaches Find Relief in Psychedelics|Valerie Vande Panne|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Using their skill with visual processing, ASDs can learn by rote how to negotiate the neuro-typical world.Autism and Child Pornography: A Toxic Combination|Eustacia Cutler|August 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Assuming the killer was a person Carmack had reason to mistrust—or to fear—he had to solve the neuro-vibe in order to gain access.We're Friends, Now|Henry Hasse
In each case the ideas are converted into performance, the results attained, by the exercise of neuro-muscular mechanisms.Voice Production in Singing and Speaking|Wesley Mills
It is quite worth while for one to become acquainted with this wonderful form of neuro-mental activity.Your Mind and How to Use It|William Walker Atkinson
The most important are the Animal Functions, with their great organ-system, the neuro-muscular mechanism.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
The faradic current is also used as a means of diagnosis for neuro-muscular conditions.
British Dictionary definitions for neuro-
before a vowel neur-
indicating a nerve or the nervous systemneuroblast; neurology
Word Origin for neuro-
from Greek neuron nerve; related to Latin nervus
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