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neurocoele

or neu·ro·coel, neu·ro·cele

[noo r-uh-seel, nyoo r-]
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noun Embryology.
  1. the system of cavities of the embryonic brain and spinal cord.
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Origin of neurocoele

First recorded in 1885–90; neuro- + -coele
Related formsneu·ro·coel·i·an, neu·ro·cel·i·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for neurocoele

neurocoele

noun
  1. embryol a cavity in the embryonic brain and spinal cord that develops into the ventricles and central canal respectively
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Word Origin

C19: from neuro- + Greek koilos hollow
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