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neuroanatomy

Line breaks: neuro|anat¦omy
Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊərəʊəˈnatəmi
 
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Definition of neuroanatomy in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The anatomy of the nervous system.
Example sentences
  • There are a plethora of textbooks on neuroanatomy, neuroscience, neurochemistry, physiological psychology, neurology, and psychopharmacology.
  • Together they made significant contributions to the study of abdominal and pelvic viscera, vascular anatomy, and neuroanatomy.
  • The second chapter provides an introduction to clinical neuroanatomy where Pliszka seeks to make neuroanatomy simple, without being simplistic.

Derivatives

neuroanatomical

1
Pronunciation: /-anəˈtɒmɪk(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • The neuroanatomical substrate and neurophysiological mechanisms underlying consciousness are still not understood.
  • Waller's pioneering work marked the starting point for the neuron theory and provided an ingenious technique for studying neuroanatomical pathways and connections.
  • Of concern is the degree to which the capability lies in predetermined neuroanatomical and neurochemical structures, enabling certain physiological processes.

neuroanatomist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Cajal and other early neuroanatomists recognized these cells as unique and long debated their origin, their nature, and their functions.
  • In general, cytologists prefer sections 1 to 3 m in thickness, whereas histologists and neuroanatomists may use sections up to 50 m or more.
  • In contrast, this issue has been debated (inter alia) by neuroanatomists and nephrologists.

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