Definition of ependymal in English:

ependymal

adjective

Anatomy
  • See ependyma

    • ‘Both spindle cells and ependymal cells were positive for vimentin.’
    • ‘Characteristically, meningitis, through retrograde spread, often leads to ependymitis (inflammation of the ependymal lining of the ventricular system).’
    • ‘Dural, leptomeningeal, or ependymal enhancement are typical findings, none of which were present in this patient.’
    • ‘Thus, an ependymal rest trapped in the developing mesonephros could potentially migrate with the tissues of the incipient broad ligament and fuse with the anterior bladder wall.’
    • ‘Choroid plexus and ependymal cells are quite similar, with the latter showing more ‘degenerative’ cytologic features and fewer cellular clusters.’