from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a nerve or the nervous system.
- adj. Of, relating to, or located on the same side of the body as the spinal cord; dorsal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, or relating to the nerves, neurons or the nervous system.
- adj. Modelled on the arrangement of neurons in the brain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. relating to the nerves or nervous system; taining to, situated in the region of, or on the side with, the neural, or cerebro-spinal, axis; -- opposed to
hemal. As applied to vertebrates, neural is the same as dorsal; as applied to invertebrates it is usually the same as ventral. Cf. hemal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to nerves or the nervous system at large; nervous.
- Specifically, of or relating to the cerebrospinal nervous system of a vertebrate.
- Situated on that side of the body, with reference to the vertebral axis, on which the brain and spinal cord lie; dorsal or tergal: opposed to ventral, sternal, visceral, or hemal.
- In physiology, done or taking place in the nerves.
- n. One of the bony plates that lie upon and fuse with the summit of the spinous process and take part in the formation of the carapace of a turtle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to neurons
- adj. of or relating to the nervous system
From Ancient Greek νεῦρον (neuron, "a sinew, nerve") + -al. (Wiktionary)