Medical Dictionary

astrocyte

noun as·tro·cyte \ˈas-trə-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of ASTROCYTE

:  a star-shaped cell; especially :  any comparatively large much-branched glial cell
as·tro·cyt·ic \ˌas-trə-ˈsit-ik\ adjective

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