myelospongium

myelospongium

 [mi″ĕ-lo-spun´je-um]
a network developing into the neuroglia.
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my·e·lo·spon·gi·um

(mī'ĕ-lō-spŭn'jē-ŭm),
The fibrocellular meshwork in the spinal cord of the embryo, from which the neuroglia is developed.
[myelo- + G. spongos, sponge]
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