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neuroanatomy

[ noor-oh-uh-nat-uh-mee, nyoor- ]
/ 藢n蕣蓹r o蕣 蓹藞n忙t 蓹 mi, 藢ny蕣蓹r- /
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noun, plural neu路ro路a路nat路o路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鈥1900; neuro- + anatomy

OTHER WORDS FROM neuroanatomy

neu路ro路a路nat路o路mist, nounneu路ro路an路a路tom路i路cal [noor-oh-an-uh-tom-i-kuhl, nyoor-], /藢n蕣蓹r o蕣藢忙n 蓹藞t蓲m 瑟 k蓹l, 藢ny蕣蓹r-/, neu路ro路an路a路tom路ic, adjective
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How to use neuroanatomy in a sentence

  • He found the thought-screen circlet sandwiched between two books on comparative neuroanatomy which he hadn't bothered to unpack.

    The Lani People|J. F. Bone

British Dictionary definitions for neuroanatomy

neuroanatomy
/ (藢nj蕣蓹r蓹蕣蓹藞n忙t蓹m瑟) /

noun
the study of the structure of the nervous system

Derived forms of neuroanatomy

neuroanatomist, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for neuroanatomy

neuroanatomy
[ nur鈥才-蓹-n膬t蓹-m膿 ]

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

Other words from neuroanatomy

neu鈥瞨o鈥n鈥瞐鈥omi鈥al (-膬n鈥采-t艔m沫-k蓹l) adj.
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Scientific definitions for neuroanatomy

neuroanatomy
[ nur鈥才-蓹-n膬t蓹-m膿 ]

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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