Medical Dictionary

neuropil

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

neuropile

\-ˌpīl\play

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

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