spongiform

adjective
spon·​gi·​form | \ ˈspən-ji-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce spongiform (audio) \

Medical Definition of spongiform

: of, relating to, or being a spongiform encephalopathy spongiform lesions

Learn More About spongiform

Dictionary Entries Near spongiform

sponge biopsy

spongiform

spongiform encephalopathy

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Spongiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spongiform. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!