Ependyma



[uh-pen-duh-muh] /əˈpɛn də mə/

noun, Anatomy.
1.
a membrane lining the canal of the spinal cord and the ventricles of the brain.
/ɪˈpɛndɪmə/
noun
1.
the membrane lining the ventricles of the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord

ependyma ep·en·dy·ma (ĭ-pěn’də-mə)
n. pl. ep·en·dy·mas or ep·en·dy·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
The epithelial membrane lining the canal of the spinal cord and the ventricles of the brain.
ep·en’dy·mal adj.

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