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glial

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adjective gli·al \ˈglē-əl, ˈglī-\

Definition of glial

  1. :  of, relating to, or constituting glia <glial cells>



1888

First Known Use of glial

1888


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glial

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adjective gli·al \ˈglē-əl, ˈglī-əl\

Medical Definition of glial

  1. :  of, relating to, or comprising glia <glial cells>




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