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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
neuro-, prefix. 
  • neuro- comes fom Greek, where it has the meaning "nerve, nerves.'' Its meaning now includes "nervous system,'' and this meaning is found in such words as:neurology, neurotic.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
    neuro-, 
  • a combining form meaning "nerve,'' "nerves,'' "nervous system,'' used in the formation of compound words:neurology.
  • Also,[esp. before a vowel,]neur-. 
    Etymology: Greek neuro-, combining form of neûron;
    akin to Latin nervus


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    neuro-, (before a vowel)neur- combining form
    1. indicating a nerve or the nervous system: neuroblast, neurology
    Etymology: from Greek neuron nerve; related to Latin nervus



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