: supporting tissue that is intermingled with the essential elements of nervous tissue especially in the brain, spinal cord, and ganglia, is either of ectodermal or mesodermal origin, and is composed of a network of fine fibrils and of flattened stellate cells with numerous radiating fibrillar processes—see macroglia, microglia
Next Word in the Dictionary: gliadin Previous Word in the Dictionary: gleying All Words Near: glia
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up glia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).