Definition of Neuropile
1. Noun. 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.
Generic synonyms: Nerve Tissue, Nervous Tissue
Substance meronyms: Gray Matter, Gray Substance, Grey Matter, Grey Substance, Substantia Grisea
Medical Definition of Neuropile
1. The complex, feltlike net of axonal, dendritic, and glial arborizations that forms the bulk of the central nervous system's gray matter, and in which the nerve cell bodies lie embedded. Origin: neuro-+ G. Pilos, felt (05 Mar 2000)
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