glial cell

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NAME:

  glial cell


DEFINITON:

  A non-neuronal cell of the nervous system. They not only provide physical support, but also respond to injury, regulate the ionic and chemical composition of the extracellular milieu, guide neuronal migration during development, and exchange metabolites with neurons.


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TERM ID:

  PLANA:0007528


ABOUT THIS TERM:

glial cell

  ↳is a material entity and neuron associated cell (sensu Nematoda and Protostomia)

  ↳contained in tail, copulatory region, posterior compartment of the whole animal, parapharyngeal region, prepharyngeal region, head, dorsal region of the whole animal and anterior region of the whole animal

  ↳existence overlaps juvenile, asexual adult and adult hermaphrodite

  ↳part of neuropil


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