An early neural cell developing, like the neuroblast, from the early ependymal cell of the neural tube; gives rise to neuroglial and ependymal cells, astrocytes, and oligodendrocytes.

See: spongioblast.

Origin: Glio-+ G. Blastos, germ

(05 Mar 2000)

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