Spongioblast



[spuhn-jee-oh-blast, spon-] /ˈspʌn dʒi oʊˌblæst, ˈspɒn-/
noun, Embryology.
1.
one of the primordial cells in the embryonic brain and spinal cord capable of developing into neuroglia.
spongioblast
/ˈspʌndʒɪəʊˌblɑːst/
noun
1.
any of numerous columnar epithelial cells in the brain and spinal cord that develop into neuroglia

spongioblast spon·gi·o·blast (spŭn’jē-ə-blāst’)
n.
An embryonic epithelial cell that gives rise to the neuroglia.

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