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glia

[glahy-uh, glee-uh]
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noun Anatomy.
  1. neuroglia.
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Origin of glia

First recorded in 1885–90, glia is from the Late Greek word glía glue
Related formsgli·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for glias

glia

noun
  1. the delicate web of connective tissue that surrounds and supports nerve cellsAlso called: neuroglia
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Derived Formsglial, adjective
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glias in Medicine

glia

(glēə, glīə)
glias in Science

glia

[glēə, glīə]
Related formsglial adjective