Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Nerve: neuroblast.
  • Neural: neuropathology.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Relating to nerves
  • Neural

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A combining denoting a nerve, of or pertaining to a nerve or the nervous system.

Etymologies

Greek, sinew, string, from neuron.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek νευρο- (neuro-), from νεῦρον (neuron, "sinew, tendon, cord"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Professor Kirby, a former Cardiff GP who has run the centre for children and adults with learning difficulties for the past 15 years, said: Around 10% of the population have specific learning difficulties/differences, also known by some as developmental disorders, neuro- diverse conditions or hidden impairments.

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  • Samuel Ryu, M.D., head of neuro- and spinal oncology at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, who served as principal investigator for the trial, reported the results yesterday at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology ASTRO in Miami Beach, Florida.

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