ependyma

noun
ep·​en·​dy·​ma | \ ep-ˈen-də-mə How to pronounce ependyma (audio) \

Medical Definition of ependyma

: an epithelial membrane lining the ventricles of the brain and the canal of the spinal cord

Other Words from ependyma

ependymal \ (ˈ)ep-​ˈen-​də-​məl How to pronounce ependyma (audio) \ adjective

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“Ependyma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ependyma. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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