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neuroepithelium

[ noor-oh-ep-i-thee-lee-uhm, nyoor- ]
/ 藢n蕣蓹r o蕣藢蓻p 瑟藞胃i li 蓹m, 藢ny蕣蓹r- /
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noun, plural neu路ro路ep路i路the路li路ums, neu路ro路ep路i路the路li路a [noor-oh-ep-i-thee-lee-uh, nyoor-]. /藢n蕣蓹r o蕣藢蓻p 瑟藞胃i li 蓹, 藢ny蕣蓹r-/.
Embryology. the part of the embryonic ectoderm that gives rise to the nervous system.
Anatomy. tissue composed of epithelial cells that are specialized to serve a sensory function, as the nasal mucosa and retina.
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Origin of neuroepithelium

First recorded in 1880鈥85; neuro- + epithelium
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