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neural

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adjective neu·ral \ˈnu̇r-əl, ˈnyu̇r-\

Simple Definition of neural

  • medical : of, relating to, or involving a nerve or the nervous system

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of neural

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or affecting a nerve or the nervous system

  2. 2 :  situated in the region of or on the same side of the body as the brain and spinal cord :  dorsal

neurally play \-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of neural in a sentence

  1. She suffers from a neural disorder.



Circa 1847

First Known Use of neural

circa 1847

Rhymes with neural


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neural

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adjective neu·ral \ˈn(y)u̇r-əl\

Medical Definition of neural

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or affecting a nerve or the nervous system

  2. 2:  situated in the region of or on the same side of the body as the brain and spinal cord :  dorsal—compare hemal 2

neurally \-ə-lē\play adverb




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