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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
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British Dictionary definitions for neuro-

neuro-

before a vowel neur-


combining form
indicating a nerve or the nervous systemneuroblast; neurology

Word Origin for neuro-

from Greek neuron nerve; related to Latin nervus
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Medical definitions for neuro-

neuro-

pref.
Nerve:neuroblast.
Neural:neuropathology.
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