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neurocoele

[noo r-uh-seel, nyoo r-] /ˈnʊər əˌsil, ˈnyʊər-/
noun, Embryology
1.
the system of cavities of the embryonic brain and spinal cord.
Also, neurocoel, neurocele.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; neuro- + -coele
Related forms
neurocoelian, neurocelian, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for neurocoelian

neurocoele

/ˈnjʊərəˌsiːl/
noun
1.
(embryol) a cavity in the embryonic brain and spinal cord that develops into the ventricles and central canal respectively
Word Origin
C19: from neuro- + Greek koilos hollow
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