oligodendroglia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary oligodendrocyte + New Latin glia Date: 1924 glia made up of oligodendrocytes that forms the myelin sheath around axons in the central nervous system • oligodendroglial adjective

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  • Oligodendroglia — GFP transfizierter Oligodendrozyt Oligodendrozyten zählen zu den Gliazellen und kommen nur im Zentralnervensystem (ZNS) vor. Sie besitzen kleine, runde Zellkerne mit hohem Anteil an Heterochromatin. Ihre zellulären Fortsätze bilden Markscheiden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • oligodendroglia — ol·i·go·den·drog·li·a (ŏl ĭ gō dĕn drŏgʹlē ə, ō lĭ ) n. Neuroglia consisting of cells similar to but smaller than astrocytes, found in the central nervous system and associated with the formation of myelin.   [oligo + dendro + neuroglia.] * * * …   Universalium

  • oligodendroglia — noun tissue (neuroglia) consisting of glial cells that are smaller than astrocytes and form the myelin sheath Syn: oligodendrocyte …   Wiktionary

  • oligodendroglia — One of the three types of glia cells (the other two being macroglia or astrocytes, and microglia) that, together with nerve cells, compose the tissue of the central nervous system. O. cells are characterized by variable numbers of veillike or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Oligodendroglia — Oligo|den|dro|gli̱a [Kurzbildung aus ↑oligo..., gr. δενδρον = Baum u. ↑Neuroglia] w; : Stützgerüst des Zentralnervensystems aus kleinen Gliazellen mit einer nur geringen Anzahl von Ausläufern …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • oligodendroglia — [ˌɒlɪgə(ʊ)dɛndrə glʌɪə] plural noun Anatomy oligodendrocytes collectively. Derivatives oligodendroglial adjective Origin 1920s: from oligo + dendro + glia …   English new terms dictionary

  • oligodendroglia — ol·i·go·den·drog·lia …   English syllables

  • oligodendroglia — noun tissue consisting of glial cells with sheetlike processes that form the myelin sheath of nerve fibers • Syn: ↑oligodendria • Hypernyms: ↑neuroglia, ↑glia • Part Holonyms: ↑medullary sheath, ↑myelin sheath …   Useful english dictionary

  • олигодендроглия — (oligodendroglia; олиго + греч. dendron дерево + (нейро)глия); син. олигогли ) часть нейроглии, представленная олигодендроглиоцитами …   Большой медицинский словарь

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