neuroanatomy

noun
neu·​ro·​anat·​o·​my | \ ˌnu̇r-ō-ə-ˈna-tə-mē How to pronounce neuroanatomy (audio) , ˌnyu̇r-\

Definition of neuroanatomy

: the anatomy of nervous tissue and the nervous system

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Other Words from neuroanatomy

neuroanatomical \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​ˌa-​nə-​ˈtä-​mi-​kəl How to pronounce neuroanatomical (audio) , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ or less commonly neuroanatomic \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​ˌa-​nə-​ˈtä-​mik How to pronounce neuroanatomic (audio) , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ adjective
neuroanatomist \ ˌnu̇r-​ō-​ə-​ˈna-​tə-​mist How to pronounce neuroanatomist (audio) , ˌnyu̇r-​ \ noun

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Ginzburg’s father, Giuseppe Levi, was a professor of neuroanatomy at the University of Turin. Joan Acocella, The New Yorker, "Rediscovering Natalia Ginzburg," 22 July 2019 Complex neuroanatomy in the rostrum of the Isle of Wight theropod Neovenator salerii. Darren Naish, Scientific American Blog Network, "The Sensitive Face of a Big Predatory Dinosaur," 16 June 2017 For Jaynes, hearing the voice of God was a vestige of our past neuroanatomy. Jerome Groopman, The New Yorker, "The Voices in Our Heads," 9 Jan. 2017 Countless hours of close observation informed those drawings and helped him realize two fundamental truths of neuroanatomy. Marissa Fessenden, Smithsonian, "Revel in These Wondrous Drawings by the Father of Neuroscience," 23 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of neuroanatomy

circa 1961, in the meaning defined above

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neuroanatomy

noun
neu·​ro·​anat·​o·​my | \ -ə-ˈnat-ə-mē How to pronounce neuroanatomy (audio) \
plural neuroanatomies

Medical Definition of neuroanatomy

: the anatomy of nervous tissue and the nervous system

Other Words from neuroanatomy

neuroanatomical \ -​ˌan-​ə-​ˈtäm-​i-​kəl How to pronounce neuroanatomical (audio) \ also neuroanatomic \ -​ik How to pronounce neuroanatomic (audio) \ adjective
neuroanatomically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce neuroanatomically (audio) \ adverb

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