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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

neuropilar \-ˌpī-lər\play adjective


Variants of neuropil

also neuropile \-ˌpīl\play

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