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neuropil

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noun neu·ro·pil \ˈn(y)u̇r-ə-ˌpil\

Medical Definition of neuropil

  1. :  a fibrous network of delicate unmyelinated nerve fibers interrupted by numerous synapses and found in concentrations of nervous tissue especially in parts of the brain where it is highly developed

  2. neu·ro·pi·lar \-ˌpī-lər\play adjective



Variants of neuropil

also neu·ro·pile \-ˌpīl\play

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