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neuroglia

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noun neu·ro·glia \nu̇-ˈrō-glē-ə, nyu̇-, -ˈrä-; ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˈglē-ə, -ˈglī-\

Definition of neuroglia

plural neuroglia

  1. :  glia

neu·ro·gli·al play \-əl\ adjective


Origin of neuroglia

New Latin, from neur- + Middle Greek glia glue — more at clay


First Known Use: 1873


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neuroglia

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noun neu·ro·glia \n(y)u̇-ˈrō-glē-ə, -ˈräg-lē-ə; ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˈglē-ə, -ˈglī-\

Medical Definition of neuroglia

  1. :  glia

  2. neu·ro·gli·al \-əl\play adjective




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