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noun mi·crog·lia \mī-ˈkräg-lē-ə\

Medical Definition of MICROGLIA

:  glia consisting of small cells with few processes that are scattered throughout the central nervous system, that are of mesodermal origin and are thought to be derived from fetal monocytes, and that have a phagocytic function as part of mononuclear phagocyte system
mi·crog·li·al \-lē-əl\ adjective
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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