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rare Embryology. Situated opposite to or away from the neural side or aspect. Now rare.
Physiology. 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.
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