Medical Dictionary

neuropil

noun neu·ro·pil \ ˈn(y)u̇r-ə-ˌpil \
variants: also neuropile play \-ˌpīl\

medical Definition of neuropil

: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

play \-ˌpī-lər\ adjective

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