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 (no͝or′ō-ə-năt′ə-mē, nyo͝or′-)
n. pl. neu·ro·a·nat·o·mies
1. The branch of anatomy that deals with the nervous system.
2. The neural structure of a body part or organ: the neuroanatomy of the eye.

neu′ro·an′a·tom′i·cal (-ăn′ə-tŏm′ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·a·nat′o·mist n.
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(ˌnjʊərəʊˌænəˈtɒmɪkəl) or


(Anatomy) of or pertaining to neuroanatomy
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Adj.1.neuroanatomical - of or relating to neural tissue or the nervous system
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