1. Relating to any structure composed of nerve cells or their processes, or that on further development will evolve into nerve cells. 2. Referring to the dorsal side of the vertebral bodies or their precursors, where the spinal cord is located, as opposed to hemal (2). [G. neuron, nerve]

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neu·ral 'n(y)u̇r-əl adj
1) of, relating to, or affecting a nerve or the nervous system
2) situated in the region of or on the same side of the body as the brain and spinal cord: DORSAL compare HEMAL (2)
neu·ral·ly -ə-lē adv

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neu·ral (noorґəl) [L. neuralis] 1. pertaining to a nerve or to the nerves. 2. situated in the region of the spinal axis, as the neural arch; cf. hemal.

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