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nettle one of a variety of herbs, the leaves of which are covered with hairs that release a stinging substance when touched. [3 definitions]
net ton see short ton.
network a system or process that involves a number of persons, groups or organizations. [7 definitions]
networking a process of sharing resources and information among individuals, groups, or organizations that share a common goal.
Neufchâtel a soft, white cheese made from whole or skimmed milk.
neural of or relating to the nervous system or a nerve. [2 definitions]
neuralgia sudden occurrences of short, sharp pains along a nerve.
neural network in physiology, an interconnected system of neurons that transmits information in a coordinated manner. [2 definitions]
neurasthenia a condition of exhaustion, confusion, and depression resulting from profound mental or emotional strain; nervous breakdown.
neuritis inflammation of a nerve, sometimes causing pain or loss of muscle control.
neuro- nerve; nervous system. [2 definitions]
neurobiological pertaining to nervous system biology, or to the study of this biology.
neurobiology the scientific study of the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system.
neurodegenerative pertaining to or characterized by degeneration of the nervous system.
neuroimaging the branch of medicine that deals with producing images of the brain and nervous system; brain imaging. [2 definitions]
neurologist a doctor who specializes in neurology.
neurology the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system and diseases that affect it.
neuroma a tumor composed of nerve tissue.
neuromuscular pertaining to or affecting muscles and their associated nerves.
neuron a single nerve cell, including its axons and dendrites.
neuronal of or pertaining to neurons.