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Noun: neuropil
  1. The complex network of unmyelinated axones, dendrites, and glial branches that form the bulk of the central nervous system's grey matter and in which nerve cell bodies are embedded
    - neuropile

Derived forms: neuropils

Type of: nerve tissue, nervous tissue

Part of: gray matter [US], gray substance [US], grey matter [Brit, Cdn], grey substance [Brit, Cdn], substantia grisea

Encyclopedia: Neuropil