astroglia

See astrocytes.

astroglia

(as-trog┬┤le-ә) neuroglia tissue made up of astrocytes.
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astroglia

[n] - tissue consisting of large stellate neuroglial cells
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astroglia

macroglia noun tissue consisting of large stellate neuroglial cells
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astroglia

astroglia 1. An abnormal enlargement and proliferation of glia, the cells in the brain that fight infection. 2. Sub-types of the glial cells in the brain. They are also known as astrocytic glial cells. Star-shaped, there many arms span all around neurons. 3. Neuroglial cells of ectodermal origin, characterized by fibrous, protoplasmic, or plasmat...
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astroglia

Synonym for astrocytes ... The largest and most numerous neuroglial cells in the brain and spinal cord. Astrocytes (from 'star' cells) are irregularly shaped with many long processes, including those with 'end feet' which form the glial (limiting) membrane and directly and indirectly contribute to the blood-brain barrier. They regulate the extracel...
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astroglia

Type: Term Pronunciation: as-trog′lē-ă Synonyms: astrocyte
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