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Definitions for neural
ˈnʊər əl, ˈnyʊər-neu·ral

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nervous, neural(adj)

    of or relating to the nervous system

    "nervous disease"; "neural disorder"

  2. neural, neuronal, neuronic(adj)

    of or relating to neurons

    "neural network"


  1. neural(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the nerves, neurons or the nervous system.

    Etymology: From + -al.

  2. neural(Adjective)

    Modelled on the arrangement of neurons in the brain.

    Etymology: From + -al.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neural(adj)

    relating to the nerves or nervous system; taining to, situated in the region of, or on the side with, the neural, or cerebro-spinal, axis; -- opposed to hemal. As applied to vertebrates, neural is the same as dorsal; as applied to invertebrates it is usually the same as ventral. Cf. Hemal

    Etymology: [Gr. ney^ron nerve.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Neural

    nū′ral, adj. pertaining to the nerves—also Neur′ic.—ns. Neuric′ity, nerve-force; Neuril′ity, the function of the nervous system—that of conducting stimuli.—Neural arch, the arch of a vertebra protecting the spinal cord. [Gr. neuron, a nerve.]

Editors Contribution

  1. neural

    Of or relating to neurons.

    The neurons transmit and communicate signals to the brain which enables so many processes in the human body.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 2, 2020  

Anagrams for neural »

  1. Lauren

  2. ulnare

  3. unreal

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neural in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neural in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of neural in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's amazing that pigeons, lobsters, turtles, and even rats don’t get lost on their way, and unlike humans, they don't need either mapquest or Google Maps or GPS to find their way home. This is because they have built-in GPS within themselves. These animals rely on and leverage Earth’s magnetic field for orientation and navigation. The neural source of magnetic sense in pigeons are now found to be the single cells that encode three key positioning factors: the direction of a magnetic field, its intensity, and its polarity (north or south). It's so amazing. Centuries ago, the pigeons were used in India to send messages across hundreds of miles. By understanding how the pigeons process the computing and mapping in the brain, one day that info can probably be used to imorove the spatial orientation in human brains. And some day in future, we may not need a GPS in the car, because that GPS will be within us, built-in and totally internal to guide us at all times.

  2. Jastrowski Mano:

    Theoretical and experimental research suggests that mindfulness meditation is associated with changes in neural pathways and may be particularly effective in promoting executive functioning, the practice of meditation - which requires sustained attention while simultaneously redirecting attention back to the current experience - is closely related to the function of working memory.

  3. Science Advances.Trevor Wardill:

    We don't know the neural basis, that's not an easy task to do.

  4. Joseph McClernon:

    This is the largest study to date where we've attempted to identify neural markers, or predictors, of later success in quitting smoking.

  5. Ichiro Kobayashi:

    We aim to understand how the brain represents information about the real world, toward such a goal, we demonstrated that our algorithm can model and read out perceptual contents in the form of sentences from human brain activity. To do this, we modified an existing network model that could generate sentences from images using a deep neural network, a model of visual system, followed by an RNN (recurrent neural network), a model that can generate sentences. Specifically, using our dataset of movies and movie-evoked brain activity, we trained a new model that could infer activation patterns of DNN from brain activity.

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