Meaning of interneural in English:

interneural

adjective

  • 1Zoology
    Situated between neural spines or arches.

    Chiefly with reference to the dermal spines, bones, or plates supporting the dorsal fin rays in fish.

  • 2Anatomy Zoology
    Situated or occurring between nerves or neurons.

Pronunciation

interneural

/ɪntəˈnjʊərəl/ /ɪntəˈnjʊər(ə)l/

noun

Zoology
  • An interneural spine, bone, or plate in a fish. See sense A. 1. Usually in plural.

Pronunciation

interneural

/ɪntəˈnjʊərəl/ /ɪntəˈnjʊər(ə)l/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Owen (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From inter- + neural.