Medical Term:

spongioblast

Pronunciation: spŭn′jē-ō-blast′

Definition: A neuroepithelial, filiform ependymal cell extending across the entire thickness of the wall of the brain or spinal cord, from the internal to the external limiting membrane; spongioblasts become neuroglial and ependymal cells.

[spongio- + G. blastos, germ]

See Also: glioblast

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