HyperDic: neuroglia

English > 1 sense of the word neuroglia:
NOUNbodyneuroglia, gliasustentacular tissue that surrounds and supports neurons in the central nervous system
English > neuroglia: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningsustentacular tissue that surrounds and supports neurons in the central nervous system; glial and neural cells together compose the tissue of the central nervous system.
Synonymglia
Part ofcentral nervous system, CNS, systema nervosum centraleThe portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
Partsneurogliacyte, neuroglial cell, glial cellA cell of the neuroglia
Narrowerastroglia, macrogliatissue consisting of large stellate neuroglial cells
microglianeuroglial tissue of mesodermal origin that can become phagocytic
oligodendroglia, oligodendriatissue consisting of glial cells with sheetlike processes that form the myelin sheath of nerve fibers
Broaderinterstitial tissuetissue between the cells of a structure or part in plant or animal
Substance ofgliomaA tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
Spanishglia, glía, neuroglia, neuroglía
Catalancèl·lula glial, glia, neuroglia, neuròglia
Adjectivesneuroglialrelating to or consisting of neuroglia

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