satellite cells

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sat·el·lite cells

neuroglial cells surrounding the cell body of a neuron in the spinal, cranial, and autonomic ganglia.

satellite cells

[sat′əlīt]
Etymology: L, satelles, attendant, cella, storeroom
glial cells (astrocytes) that form around damaged nerve cells and lie close to neuron bodies in the central nervous system.
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