non·​neu·​ral ˌnän-ˈn(y)u̇r-əl How to pronounce nonneural (audio)
: not of, relating to, or affecting the nerves or the nervous system : not neural
nonneural cells
nonneural mechanisms

Examples of nonneural in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The group of eight glial and nonneural types includes oligodendrocytes, astrocytes and microglia cells, all critical to supporting and nurturing the neurons. Christof Koch, Scientific American, 6 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonneural was in 1886

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“Nonneural.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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