neuroglia

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

Definition of neuroglia

: glia

Other Words from neuroglia

neuroglial \ nu̇-​ˈrō-​glē-​əl How to pronounce neuroglia (audio) , 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neuroglia. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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neuroglia

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

Medical Definition of neuroglia

: glia

Other Words from neuroglia

neuroglial \ -​əl How to pronounce neuroglia (audio) \ adjective

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