[ glahy-oh-sis ]
/ glaɪˈoʊ sɪs /
an increase in the size and number of astrocytes of the brain.
Words nearby gliosis
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Medical definitions for gliosis
[ glē-ō′sĭs, glī- ]
Excessive proliferation of the neuroglia.
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