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glial

 [gli´al]
of or pertaining to glia or neuroglia.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

gli·al

(glī'ăl),
Pertaining to glia or neuroglia.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

glial

adjective Referring to the (neuro)glial tissue of the brain.

Pronunciation
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, GLAI ull
Medspeak-US: pronounced, GLEE ull
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

gli·al

(glī'ăl)
Pertaining to glia or neuroglia.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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In astrocytes and other glial cells, it is expressed in the cytoplasm, while in astrocytomas it is expressed in the cellular processes rather than the cytoplasm.
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Immunohistochemically it was evaluated as glial heterotopia with (+) glial fibrillary acidic protein.
The ganglioglioma was qualified as anaplastic due to increased cellularity, nuclear atypia, and mitotic activity in the glial component (Figure 2).
large cells with dysmorphic neuronal features without the architectural arrangement or cytological characteristics of cortical neurons) in combination with neoplastic glial cells" [1].
Glial cells make up a large fraction of human nervous system cells, with numbers exceeding those of neurons by a factor of ten, depending on the brain structure studied.
He will be remembered as a brilliant scientist who transformed our understanding of glial cells and as a tireless advocate who promoted equity and diversity at every turn," Marc Tessier-Lavigne, PhD, president of Stanford University said in the(http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2017/12/neuroscientist-ben-barres-dies-at-63.html) press release.
Neoplastic lesions include glial tumours as the most common type.
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