oligodendroglia

noun
ol·​i·​go·​den·​drog·​lia | \ ˈä-li-gō-den-ˈdrä-glē-ə How to pronounce oligodendroglia (audio) , -ˈdrȯ-, ˈō-; ə-ˌli-gə- \

Definition of oligodendroglia

: glia that is made up of oligodendrocytes

Other Words from oligodendroglia

oligodendroglial \ ˈä-​li-​gō-​den-​ˈdrä-​glē-​əl How to pronounce oligodendroglial (audio) , -​ˈdrȯ-​ , ˈō-​ ; ə-​ˌli-​gə-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of oligodendroglia

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oligodendroglia

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary oligodendrocyte + New Latin glia

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The first known use of oligodendroglia was in 1924

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“Oligodendroglia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oligodendroglia. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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oligodendroglia

noun
oli·​go·​den·​drog·​lia | \ -den-ˈdräg-lē-ə How to pronounce oligodendroglia (audio) , -ˈdrōg- How to pronounce oligodendroglia (audio) \

Medical Definition of oligodendroglia

: glia made up of oligodendrocytes

Other Words from oligodendroglia

oligodendroglial \ -​lē-​əl How to pronounce oligodendroglial (audio) \ adjective

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