Definition of abneural in English:


Pronunciation /abˈnjʊərəl/ /abˈnjʊər(ə)l/


  • 1Embryology
    rare Situated opposite to or away from the neural side or aspect.

  • 2Physiology
    Designating the side of the sensory epithelium of the cochlea that is located away from the cochlear nerve; belonging or relating to this side.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Adam Sedgwick (1854–1913), zoologist. From ab- + neural.