neurospongium

neurospongium

 [noor″o-spun´je-um]
1. the fibrillar component of neurons.
2. a meshwork of nerve fibrils, especially the inner reticular layer of the retina.

neu·ro·spon·gi·um

(nū'rō-spon'jē-ŭm, nūr-ō-spŏn'jē-ŭm),
1. Obsolete term for the plexus of neurofibrils within nerve cells.
2. Obsolete designation for the reticular layer of the retina.
[neuro- + G. spongion, small sponge]

neurospongium

1. the fibrillar component of neurons.
2. a meshwork of nerve fibrils, especially the inner reticular layer of the retina.