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English noun: glia

1. glia (body) sustentacular tissue that surrounds and supports neurons in the central nervous system; glial and neural cells together compose the tissue of the central nervous system


Synonymsneuroglia


Broader (hypernym)interstitial tissue


Narrower (hyponym)astroglia, macroglia, microglia, oligodendria, oligodendroglia


Part holonymglial cell, neurogliacyte, neuroglial cell


Part meronymcentral nervous system, CNS, systema nervosum centrale


Substance meronymglioma









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