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Medical Term:

cinerea

Pronunciation: si-ne're-a

Definition:

  1. The gray matter of the brain and other parts of the nervous system.
  2. Obsolete term for mantle layer.

[L. fem. of cinereus, ashy, fr. cinis, ashes]

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