adjective see neuroglia

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  • neuroglial — adjective relating to or consisting of neuroglia neuroglial tissue • Pertains to noun: ↑neuroglia • Derivationally related forms: ↑neuroglia * * * adjective see neuroglia …   Useful english dictionary

  • neuroglial — See neuroglia. * * * …   Universalium

  • neuroglial — adjective Of or pertaining to the glial cells or neuroglia See Also: neuronal, glial …   Wiktionary

  • neuroglial — nÊŠ rəʊglɪəl /njÊŠ rÉ’g adj. of connective tissue which supports the nervous tissue (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neuroglial — neu·ro·gli·al …   English syllables

  • neuroglial fiber — one of the fibrillar structures embedded in the cytoplasm and expansions of neuroglial cells, particularly fibrous astrocytes …   Medical dictionary

  • neuroglial, neurogliar — Relating to neuroglia …   Medical dictionary

  • neuroglial cell — noun a cell of the neuroglia • Syn: ↑neurogliacyte, ↑glial cell • Hypernyms: ↑somatic cell, ↑vegetative cell • Hyponyms: ↑astrocyte, ↑microgliacyte, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • oligodendrocyte — Neuroglial cell of the central nervous system in vertebrates whose function is to myelinate CNS axons …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • neuroglia — neuroglial, neurogliar, adj. /noo rog lee euh, nyoo /, n. Anat., Cell Biol. a class of cells in the brain and spinal cord that form a supporting structure for the neurons and provide them with insulation. Also called glia. [1870 75; NEURO + LGk… …   Universalium

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