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.

Nearby words

  1. neurodermatitis,
  2. neurodiversity,
  3. neurodynamic,
  4. neurodynia,
  5. neuroectoderm,
  6. neuroencephalomyelopathy,
  7. neuroendocrine,
  8. neuroendocrinology,
  9. neuroepithelium,
  10. neurofeedback

Origin of neuroembryology

First recorded in 1930–35; neuro- + embryology

Related formsneu·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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