neurocoele

or neu·ro·coel, neu·ro·cele

[ noor-uh-seel, nyoor- ]

nounEmbryology.
  1. the system of cavities of the embryonic brain and spinal cord.

Origin of neurocoele

1
First recorded in 1885–90; neuro- + -coele

Other words from neurocoele

  • neu·ro·coel·i·an, neu·ro·cel·i·an, adjective

Words Nearby neurocoele

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British Dictionary definitions for neurocoele

neurocoele

/ (ˈnjʊərəˌsiːl) /


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

Origin of neurocoele

1
C19: from neuro- + Greek koilos hollow

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