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
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.