Meaning of neuroepithelium
Pronunciation: (noor"ō-ep"i-thē'lē-um, nyoor"-), [key]
— pl. -li•ums, -li•a
- the part of the embryonic ectoderm that gives rise to the nervous system.
- tissue composed of epithelial cells that are specialized to serve a sensory function, as the nasal mucosa and retina.
- neuroepithelium (Thesaurus)