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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


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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