glial

adjective gli·al \ ˈglē-əl , ˈglī- \
|Updated on: 4 Jun 2018

Definition of glial

: of, relating to, or constituting glia
  • glial cells

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First Known Use of glial

1888

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glial

adjective gli·al \ ˈglē-əl , ˈglī-əl \

medical Definition of glial

: of, relating to, or comprising glia
  • glial cells

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