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spongiocyte spon·gi·o·cyte (spŭn'jē-ə-sīt')

  1. Any of the cells of the neuroglia.

  2. A cell in the zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex containing lipid droplets that show pronounced vacuolization.

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