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ependymal cell

n.

A type of neuroglia cell lining the central canal of the spinal cord or the brain.
A cell of the ependymal area of the developing neural tube.

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Nearby words

epeiric, epeirogeny, epeisodion, epencephalon, ependyma, ependymal cell, ependymitis, ependymoblast, ependymocyte, ependymoma, epenthesis
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