neurospongium

noun
neu·​ro·​spon·​gi·​um | \ ˌn(y)u̇rəˈspənjēəm, -pän- \
plural neurospongia\ -​ēə \

Definition of neurospongium

1 : a network of fibrils in the cytoplasm of a nerve cell
2 : the inner reticular stratum of the retina

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History and Etymology for neurospongium

New Latin, from neur- + -spongium

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“Neurospongium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neurospongium. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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