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gliosis

[glahy-oh-sis] /glaɪˈoʊ sɪs/
noun
1.
an increase in the size and number of astrocytes of the brain.
Origin of gliosis
1890-1900
First recorded in 1890-1900; gli(a) + -osis
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gliosis in Medicine

gliosis gli·o·sis (glē-ō'sĭs, glī-)
n.
Excessive proliferation of the neuroglia.

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