[ noo r-oh-uh-nat-uh-mee, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊ əˈnæt ə mi, ˌnyʊər- /

noun, plural neu·ro·a·nat·o·mies.

the branch of anatomy dealing with the nervous system.
the nerve structure of an organism.


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Origin of neuroanatomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; neuro- + anatomy

OTHER WORDS FROM neuroanatomy

neu·ro·a·nat·o·mist, nounneu·ro·an·a·tom·i·cal [noo r-oh-an-uh-tom-i-kuh l, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˌæn əˈtɒm ɪ kəl, ˌnyʊər-/, neu·ro·an·a·tom·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for neuroanatomist

/ (ˌnjʊərəʊəˈnætəmɪ) /


the study of the structure of the nervous system

Derived forms of neuroanatomy

neuroanatomist, noun
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Medical definitions for neuroanatomist

[ nur′ō-ə-nătə-mē ]


The branch of anatomy that deals with the nervous system.
The neural structure of an organ or part.

Other words from neuroanatomy

neu′ro•an′a•tomi•cal (-ăn′ə-tŏmĭ-kəl) adj.
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Scientific definitions for neuroanatomist

[ nur′ō-ə-nătə-mē ]

The scientific study of the anatomy of the nervous system. Neuroanatomy is a branch of neurology.
The neural structure of an organism or part of an organism.
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