neuroanatomy

n.
the study of the structure of the nervous system, from the gross anatomy of the brain down to the microscopic details of neurones.

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  • neuroanatomy — [noor΄ō ə nat′ə mē, nyoor΄ō ə nat′ə mē] n. a branch of anatomy dealing with the nervous system neuroanatomical [neu΄roan΄ə täm′i kəl] adj. neuroanatomist n …   English World dictionary

  • Neuroanatomy — Anatomy of the human brain. Neuroanatomy is the study of the anatomy and organization of the nervous system. In contrast to animals with radial symmetry, whose nervous system consists of a distributed network of cells, animals with bilateral… …   Wikipedia

  • neuroanatomy — noun Date: circa 1899 the anatomy of nervous tissue and the nervous system • neuroanatomical also neuroanatomic adjective • neuroanatomist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • neuroanatomy — neuroanatomist, n. neuroanatomical /noor oh an euh tom i keuhl, nyoor /, neuroanatomic, adj. /noor oh euh nat euh mee, nyoor /, n., pl. neuroanatomies. 1. the branch of anatomy dealing with the nervous system. 2. the nerve structure of an… …   Universalium

  • neuroanatomy — noun a) The anatomy of the nervous system b) The structure of the nerves of a specific organ or organism …   Wiktionary

  • neuroanatomy — The anatomy of the nervous system, usually specific to the central nervous system. * * * neu·ro·anat·o·my ə nat ə mē n, pl mies the anatomy of nervous tissue and the nervous system neu·ro·ana·tom·i·cal .an ə täm i kəl also neu·r …   Medical dictionary

  • neuroanatomy — n. branch of anatomy dealing with the nervous system; structure of the nervous system …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neuroanatomy — noun the anatomy of the nervous system. Derivatives neuroanatomical adjective neuroanatomist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • neuroanatomy — neu·ro·anatomy …   English syllables

  • neuroanatomy — neu•ro•a•nat•o•my [[t]ˌnʊər oʊ əˈnæt ə mi, ˌnyʊər [/t]] n. pl. mies 1) med the branch of anatomy dealing with the nervous system 2) zool. the nerve structure of an organism • Etymology: 1895–1900 neu ro•a•nat′o•mist, n. neu ro•an a•tom′i•cal ˌæn… …   From formal English to slang

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