neural

adjective neu·ral \ ˈnu̇r-əl , ˈnyu̇r- \
|Updated on: 17 Aug 2018

Definition of neural

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

play \ˈnu̇r-ə-lē, ˈnyu̇r-\ adverb

Examples of neural in a Sentence

  1. She suffers from a neural disorder.

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Origin and Etymology of neural

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



NEURAL Defined for English Language Learners

neural

Definition of neural for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

neural

adjective neu·ral \ ˈn(y)u̇r-əl \

medical Definition of neural

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 2

neurally

play \-ə-lē\ adverb


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