a combining form meaning “nerve,” “nerves,” “nervous system,” used in the formation of compound words: neurology.
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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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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Medical definitions for neuro-
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