oligodendrocyte

/ (ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈdɛndrəʊsaɪt) /

noun

anatomy a glial cell involved in the formation of the myelin sheaths of nerve cell axons
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Medicine definitions for oligodendrocyte

oligodendrocyte

[ ŏl′ĭ-gō-dĕndrə-sīt′ ]

n.

One of the cells comprising the oligodendroglia.

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