Anterior to a neural element; specifically (in a chelonian) designating a skeletal element that lies between the nuchal bone and the neural bones.
Designating or relating to a process which precedes a neural one, or which (in evolutionary or developmental terms) represents a stage prior to a fully developed nerve cell or nervous system.
A preneural bone in a chelonian.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Science. From pre- + neural.