any of various enzymes, found esp in viruses, that catalyse the breakdown of glucosides containing neuraminic acid, an amino sugar
neuraminidase neu·ra·min·i·dase (nur’ə-mĭn’ĭ-dās’, -dāz’, nyur’-)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of terminal acylneuraminic residues from oligosaccharides, glycoproteins, and glycolipids. It is present as a surface antigen in myxoviruses. Also called sialidase.
neuranagenesis neu·ran·a·gen·e·sis (nur’ān-ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs, nyur’-) n. Regeneration of a nerve.
neurapophysis neu·ra·poph·y·sis (nur’ə-pŏf’ĭ-sĭs, nyur’-) n. See lamina of vertebral arch.
neurapraxia neu·ra·prax·i·a (nur’ə-prāk’sē-ə, nyur’-) n. Injury to a nerve resulting in paralysis without degeneration and followed by rapid and complete recovery of function.
[noo r-uh s-thee-nee-uh, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər əsˈθi ni ə, ˌnyʊər-/ noun 1. Psychiatry. (not in technical use) nervous debility and exhaustion occurring in the absence of objective causes or lesions; nervous exhaustion. /ˌnjʊərəsˈθiːnɪə/ noun 1. an obsolete technical term for a neurosis characterized by extreme lassitude and inability to cope with any but the most […]