neuroembryology

[ noo r-oh-em-bree-ol-uh-jee, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˌɛm briˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyʊər- /

noun

the branch of embryology dealing with the origin and development of the nervous system.

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Origin of neuroembryology

First recorded in 1930–35; neuro- + embryology

OTHER WORDS FROM neuroembryology

neu·ro·em·bry·o·log·i·cal [noo r-oh-em-bree-uh-loj-i-kuh l, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˌɛm bri əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌnyʊər-/, neu·ro·em·bry·o·log·ic, adjectiveneu·ro·em·bry·ol·o·gist, noun
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