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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Célula ependimaria

Ependymal cell (eh-PEN-dih-mul SEL)
A cell that forms the lining of the fluid-filled spaces in the brain and spinal cord. It is a type of glial cell.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.