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Definitions for neural
ˈnʊər əl, ˈnyʊər-neu·ral

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nervous, neuraladjective

    of or relating to the nervous system

    "nervous disease"; "neural disorder"

  2. neural, neuronal, neuronicadjective

    of or relating to neurons

    "neural network"


  1. neuraladjective

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

  2. neuraladjective

    Modelled on the arrangement of neurons in the brain.

  3. Etymology: From + -al.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neuraladjective

    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

  2. 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.]

Anagrams for neural »

  1. Lauren

  2. ulnare

  3. unreal

  4. lunare

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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. Sebastien Tremblay:

    Being able to extract and read the neuronal code from higher-level areas of the brain could also lead to important breakthroughs in the emerging field of neural prosthetics, where people who are paralyzed used their thoughts to control objects in their environment.

  2. Parker Singleton:

    If you think of our neural connections as like a series of roads and highways, LSD doesn’t change the roadways, but it does lower the energy you need to get from one to the other, it flattens the energy landscape between different parts of the brain, bringing them closer together.

  3. Stephanie Farassat:

    It creates a body that can more quickly react to things, and it helps to prevent any future injuries because you create these neural pathways which help you to more quickly respond to any sort of non-controlled environment.

  4. Jordan Peterson:

    So, attend carefully to your posture. Quit drooping and hunching around. Speak your mind. Put your desires forward, as if you had a right to them — at least the same right as others. Walk tall and gaze forthrightly ahead. Dare to be dangerous. Encourage the serotonin to flow plentifully through neural pathways desperate for its calming influence.

  5. Abidemi Bolu Ajiboye:

    We had him watch the virtual arm move, he attempted to move his arm in the same way, and that elicited some patterns of cortical activity -- some patterns of electrical neural activity.

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