neuronophage

[ nu-rŏnə-fāj′ ]

n.

A phagocyte that ingests neurons.

Nearby words

  1. neuron,
  2. neuronal,
  3. neurone,
  4. neuronevus,
  5. neuronopathy,
  6. neuronophagia,
  7. neurons,
  8. neuroophthalmology,
  9. neuropapillitis,
  10. neuroparalysis


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