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English → English (WordNet) Definition: neuroglia neuroglia n : sustentacular tissue that surrounds and supports neurons in the central nervous system; glial and neural cells together compose the tissue of the central nervous system [syn: glia]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Neuroglia Neuroglia \Neu*rog"li*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ney^ron ligament + gli`a glue.] (Anat.) The delicate connective tissue framework which supports the nervous matter and blood vessels of the brain and spinal cord; called also K["o]lliker's reticulum. It is composed of cells which are not neurons. Once thought to serve merely a supporting funciton, they are now believed to have important metablolic functions. Among them are the astrocytes, ependymal cells, oligodendroglia cells, and microglia cells. --Stedman. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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