myelospongium

noun

my·​e·​lo·​spon·​gi·​um ˌmī-ə-lō-ˈspän-jē-əm, -ˈspən- How to pronounce myelospongium (audio)
plural myelospongia -jē-ə How to pronounce myelospongium (audio)
dated
: a network in the embryonic central nervous system derived from the spongioblasts and giving rise to the glia

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“Myelospongium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myelospongium. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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