macroglia

noun
mac·​ro·​glia | \ ma-ˈkräg-lē-ə How to pronounce macroglia (audio) , ˌmak-rō-ˈglī-ə How to pronounce macroglia (audio) \

Medical Definition of macroglia

: glia of ectodermal origin made up of astrocytes and oligodendrocytes — compare microglia

Other Words from macroglia

macroglial \ -​əl How to pronounce macroglia (audio) \ adjective

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“Macroglia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/macroglia. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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