neural

adjective

1
: of, relating to, or affecting a nerve or the nervous system
2
: situated in the region of or on the same side of the body as the brain and spinal cord : dorsal
neurally
ˈnu̇r-ə-lē How to pronounce neural (audio)
ˈnyu̇r-
adverb

Examples of neural in a Sentence

She suffers from a neural disorder.
Recent Examples on the Web The 13-inch models with 128GB or 256GB of storage get a version with a 9-core CPU, 10-core GPU, and 16-core neural engine, along with 8GB of RAM. PCMAG, 10 May 2024 Neurons tend to group together to form neural tracts, which would be like the streets and highways in the city analogy. Jennifer Robinson, Discover Magazine, 10 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for neural 

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Word History

Etymology

Greek neûron "sinew, tendon, nerve" + -al entry 1 — more at nerve entry 1

First Known Use

circa 1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of neural was circa 1847

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Cite this Entry

“Neural.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neural. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

neural

adjective
neu·​ral ˈn(y)u̇r-əl How to pronounce neural (audio)
: of, relating to, or affecting a nerve or the nervous system

Medical Definition

neural

adjective
neu·​ral ˈn(y)u̇r-əl How to pronounce neural (audio)
1
: of, relating to, or affecting a nerve or the nervous system
2
: situated in the region of or on the same side of the body as the brain and spinal cord : dorsal compare hemal sense 2
neurally adverb

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