oligodendroglia


ol·i·go·den·drog·lia

noun \-den-ˈdrä-glē-ə, -ˈdr-\

Definition of OLIGODENDROGLIA

:  glia made up of oligodendrocytes that forms the myelin sheath around axons in the central nervous system
ol·i·go·den·drog·li·al \-glē-əl\ adjective

Origin of OLIGODENDROGLIA

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary oligodendrocyte + New Latin glia
First Known Use: 1924

oli·go·den·drog·lia

noun \-den-ˈdräg-lē-ə, -ˈdrōg-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OLIGODENDROGLIA

: glia made up of oligodendrocytes that forms the myelin sheath around axons in the central nervous system
oli·go·den·drog·li·al \-lē-əl\ adjective

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