neuronophagia

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neuronophagia neu·ron·o·pha·gia (nur'ŏn-ə-fā'jə, nyur'-) or neu·ro·noph·a·gy (nur'ə-nŏf'ə-jē, nyur'-)
n.
Destruction of nerve cells by phagocytes.

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