Neurocoele
Neurocoele Neu"ro*c[oe]le, n. [Neuro- + Gr. koi^los a hollow.] (Anat.) The central canal and ventricles of the spinal cord and brain; the myelencephalic cavity. [1913 Webster]

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  • neurocoele — neurocoelian, neurocelian, adj. /noor euh seel , nyoor /, n. Embryol. the system of cavities of the embryonic brain and spinal cord. Also, neurocoel, neurocele. [1885 90; NEURO + COELE] * * * …   Universalium

  • neurocoele — neu·ro·coele also neu·ro·coel n(y)u̇r ə .sēl n the cavity or system of cavities in the interior of the vertebrate central nervous system comprising the central canal of the spinal cord and the ventricles of the brain …   Medical dictionary

  • neurocoele — n. embryonic cavity of the central nervous system (Embryology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neurocoele — neu·ro·coele …   English syllables

  • neurocoele — /ˈnjurəsil/ (say nyoohruhseel) noun the cavity (ventricles and central canal) of the embryonic brain and spinal cord. {neuro + coele} …   Australian English dictionary

  • neurocoele — …   Useful english dictionary

  • neurocoel — or neurocoele [noor′ə sēl΄, nyoor′ə sēl΄] n. 〚 NEURO + COELE〛 the cavity of the chordate cerebrospinal system, consisting of the ventricles of the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord, regarded as a unit * * * …   Universalium

  • -coele — a word element referring to some small cavity of the body, as in neurocoele, cystocoele, etc. Also, cele, coel. {combining form representing Greek koilia belly and koilos hollow} …   Australian English dictionary

  • neurocoel — or neurocoele [noor′ə sēl΄, nyoor′ə sēl΄] n. [ NEURO + COELE] the cavity of the chordate cerebrospinal system, consisting of the ventricles of the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord, regarded as a unit …   English World dictionary

  • -coele — comb. form var. of CELE. * * * noun combining form or coel also cele ( s) Etymology: probably from New Latin coela, from neuter plural of coelus coelous : cavity : chamber : ventricle …   Useful english dictionary

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