neuronophage

neuronophage

 [noo͡-ron´o-fāj]
a phagocyte that destroys nerve cells.
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neu·ron·o·phage

(nū-ron'ō-fāj),
A phagocyte that ingests neuronal elements. See: microglia.
[neuron + G. phagō, to eat]
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neu·ron·o·phage

(nūr-on'ō-fāj)
A phagocyte that ingests neuronal elements.
See: microglia
[neuron + G. phagō, to eat]
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