ependymal

Relating to the ependyma.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • ependymal — ep·en·dy·mal …   English syllables

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  • ependymal cells — Cells that line cavities in the central nervous system considered to be a type of glial cell …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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