astrogliosis
Hypertrophy of the astroglia, usually in response to injury.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Astrogliosis — Astrocytosis (astrogliosis) is an abnormal increase in the number of astrocytes due to the destruction of nearby neurons, typically because of hypoglycemia or oxygen deprivation (hypoxia).It usually takes place in prion infections. It is… …   Wikipedia

  • astrogliosis — noun An abnormal increase in the number of astrocytes due to the destruction of nearby neurons Syn: astrocytosis …   Wiktionary

  • astrogliosis — as·trog·li·o·sis (as trog″le oґsis) gliosis …   Medical dictionary

  • Glial scar — formation (gliosis) is a reactive cellular process involving astrogliosis that occurs after injury to the Central Nervous System. As with scarring in other organs and tissues, the glial scar is the body s mechanism to protect and begin the… …   Wikipedia

  • Palmitoylethanolamide — IUPAC name N (2 hydroxyethyl)hexadecanamide …   Wikipedia

  • Prion — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Prion Diseases (TSEs) ICD10 = A81 ICD9 = ICD9|046 A prion (IPAEng|ˈpriːɒn [OED|Prion] Audio|Pronunciation prion.ogg|listen) is thought to be an infectious agent that, according to current scientific consensus, is… …   Wikipedia

  • Lyme disease — Classification and external resources Nymphal and adult deer ticks can be carriers of Lyme disease. Nymphs are about the size of a poppy seed. ICD 10 A …   Wikipedia

  • Polyneuropathy in dogs and cats — is a collection of peripheral nerve disorders that often are breed related in these animals. Polyneuropathy indicates that multiple nerves are involved, unlike mononeuropathy. Polyneuropathy usually involves motor nerve dysfunction, also known as …   Wikipedia

  • Neurodegeneration — Classification and external resources Para sagittal MRI of the head in a patient with benign familial macrocephaly. ICD 10 G30 G32 …   Wikipedia

  • Neurobiologische Schizophreniekonzepte — Unter dem Stichwort neurobiologische Schizophreniekonzepte werden Tatsachen und Theorien zusammengefasst, die sich mit den vornehmlich von Naturwissenschaftlern erstellten Modellen der Schizophrenie als Krankheit beschäftigen. Die moderne Medizin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”