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neuroanatomy

[noo r-oh-uh-nat-uh-mee, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊ əˈnæt ə mi, ˌnyʊər-/
noun, plural neuroanatomies.
1.
the branch of anatomy dealing with the nervous system.
2.
the nerve structure of an organism.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; neuro- + anatomy
Related forms
neuroanatomist, noun
neuroanatomical
[noo r-oh-an-uh-tom-i-kuh l, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˌæn əˈtɒm ɪ kəl, ˌnyʊər-/ (Show IPA),
neuroanatomic, adjective
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Examples from the web for neuroanatomy
  • Experience teaching medical microanatomy and/or medical neuroanatomy is preferred.
  • Perhaps neuroanatomy will throw up a surprising, crucial observation.
  • All sensory decoding takes sensors and neuroanatomy to do the data processing.
British Dictionary definitions for neuroanatomy

neuroanatomy

/ˌnjʊərəʊəˈnætəmɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the structure of the nervous system
Derived Forms
neuroanatomist, noun
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neuroanatomy in Medicine

neuroanatomy neu·ro·a·nat·o·my (nur'ō-ə-nāt'ə-mē, nyur'-)
n.

  1. The branch of anatomy that deals with the nervous system.

  2. The neural structure of an organ or a part.


neu'ro·an'a·tom'i·cal (-ān'ə-tŏm'ĭ-kəl) adj.
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neuroanatomy in Science
neuroanatomy
  (nr'ō-ə-nāt'ə-mē)   
  1. The scientific study of the anatomy of the nervous system. Neuroanatomy is a branch of neurology.

  2. The neural structure of an organism or part of an organism.


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