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Definition of the adjective Ependymal

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  1. Of or pertaining to the ependyma

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Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2017)

by Elizabeth A. Martin, Tanya A. McFerran

the extremely thin membrane, composed of cells of the glia (ependymal cells), that lines the ventricles of the brain and the choroid plexuses. It is responsible for helping to form cerebrospinal fluid. —ependymal adj. ependymoma. [ep-en-di-moh-mă] n. a cerebral tumour derived from the glial ependymal cells. It may obstruct the flow of cerebrospinal fluid, causing a hydrocephalus.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

ephapse epicranial aponeurosis Ependymal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

and its constituent cells are termed ependymal cells. The ependymal cells belong to the family of neuroglial cells (glia) and are thus also called ependymoglial cells or ependymal glia. After its early discovery, it required many decades of research to elucidate this cellular layer(s) as an extremely important component of the developing and mature brain. During ontogenetic development, the ventricular lining is ...

Google previewThe Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development (2017)

by Hopkins, Brian and Geangu, Elena and Linkenauger, Sally

Glaucoma Ependymal cells Hydrocephalus (ependymal granulation) Brain cancer/ ...

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Small photo of High magnification of ependymal cells lining of the ventricular system of the brain. The luminal surface shows cilia and basal bodies.Small photo of Tanycytes in the floor of the third ventricle stained with an immunohistochemical techniques for vimentin. They are modified ependymal cells that show a long basal process.Small photo of Ependymal cells lining the ventricular system of the brain. They appear as a ciliated simple columnar epitheliumSmall photo of Central or ependymal canal of the spinal cord lined by ependymal cells, which appear as a simple columnar epithelium.Small photo of Central or ependymal canal of the spinal cord lined by ependymal cells, which appear as a simple columnar epithelium.Small photo of Ventricular ependyma stained with immunohistochemical methods for glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) (left) showing subependymal astrocytes, and vimentin (right) showing ependymal cells.Small photo of Ependymoma (bottom) a type of brain tumor arising from the ependymal cells in the ventricles and choroid plexus. The pink part on top is normal brain tissue invaded bu tumor cells. More...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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