oligodendroglia

noun
ol·​i·​go·​den·​drog·​lia | \ˈä-li-gō-den-ˈdrä-glē-ə, -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, -​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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oligodendroglia

noun
oli·​go·​den·​drog·​lia | \-den-ˈdräg-lē-ə, -ˈdrōg- \

Medical Definition of oligodendroglia 

: glia made up of oligodendrocytes

Other Words from oligodendroglia

oligodendroglial \-​lē-​əl \ adjective

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