neuromyelitis neu·ro·my·e·li·tis (nur’ō-mī’ə-lī’tĭs, nyur’-)
Neuritis combined with inflammation of the spinal cord. Also called myeloneuritis.
- Neuromyelitis optica
neuromyelitis optica neuromyelitis op·ti·ca (ŏp’tĭ-kə) n. A demyelinating disorder associated with transverse myelopathy and optic neuritis. Also called Devic’s disease.
neuromyopathy neu·ro·my·op·a·thy (nur’ō-mī-ŏp’ə-thē, nyur’-) n. A disorder or disease affecting nerves and associated muscle tissue.
neuromyositis neu·ro·my·o·si·tis (nur’ō-mī’ə-sī’tĭs, nyur’-) n. Neuritis with inflammation of the related muscles. No longer in technical use.
[noo r-on, nyoo r-] /ˈnʊər ɒn, ˈnyʊər-/ noun 1. Cell Biology. a specialized, impulse-conducting cell that is the functional unit of the nervous system, consisting of the cell body and its processes, the axon and dendrites. n. “a nerve cell with appendages,” 1891, from German Neuron, from Greek neuron (see neuro-). Used earlier (1884) for […]