spongiocyte

[ spŭnjē-ə-sīt′ ]

n.

Any of the cells of the neuroglia.
A cell in the zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex containing lipid droplets that show pronounced vacuolization.

Nearby words

  1. spongillafly,
  2. spongin,
  3. spongio-,
  4. spongioblast,
  5. spongioblastoma,
  6. spongioid,
  7. spongiose,
  8. spongiosis,
  9. spongiositis,
  10. spongocoel


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