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neuronophagia

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noun neu·ro·no·pha·gia \n(y)u̇-ˌrō-nə-ˈfā-j(ē-)ə, ˌn(y)u̇r-ˌän-ə-\

Medical Definition of neuronophagia

plural neuronophagias also neuronophagies

  1. :  destruction of neurons by phagocytic cells



Variants of neuronophagia

also neuronophagy \ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˈnäf-ə-jē\play

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