neuroglia

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

Definition of neuroglia 

: glia

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neuroglial \nu̇-ˈrō-glē-əl, nyu̇-, -ˈrä-; ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˈglē-əl, -ˈglī- \ adjective

First Known Use of neuroglia

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neuroglia

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

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neuroglia

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

Medical Definition of neuroglia 

: glia

Other Words from neuroglia

neuroglial \-əl \ adjective

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