variants: or neuro-

Definition of neur-

1 : nerve neuralgia neurology
2 : neural : neural and neuromuscular

History and Etymology for neur-

New Latin, from Greek, "nerve, sinew", from neuron — more at nerve

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“Neur-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neur-. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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