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glial cell

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Any of the non-neuronal cells that maintain homeostasis, form myelin, and provide support and protection for neurons in the brain, and for neurons in other parts of the nervous system such as in the autonomic nervous system. Neural crest derived. [ XAO:CJZ ]

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glia

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glial cells

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neuroglia

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neuroglial cells

created by

eriksegerdell

creation date

2012-03-10T09:44:35Z

has obo namespace

xenopus_anatomy

has related synonym

glial cells, neuroglia, neuroglial cells, glia

id

XAO:0004308