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glial

 [gli´al]
of or pertaining to glia or neuroglia.

gli·al

(glī'ăl),
Pertaining to glia or neuroglia.

glial

/gli·al/ (gli´'l) of or pertaining to the neuroglia.

glial

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

Pronunciation
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, GLAI ull
Medspeak-US: pronounced, GLEE ull

gli·al

(glī'ăl)
Pertaining to glia or neuroglia.

glial

of or pertaining to glia or neuroglia.

glial limitans
a dense network of glial processes at the pia mater.
glial nodule
foci of microglia about degenerating neurons.
glial shrubbery
an accumulation of glial nodules around degenerating Purkinje cells in the molecular layer of the cerebellum.
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Through their work, Barres and his team made discoveries concerning the role of certain glial cells and also found out the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the kind of brain tissue degeneration seen in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, and multiple sclerosis and glaucoma.
In glial tumours, the most common type was GBM WHO Grade IV.
For instance, BDNF and NGF inhibited the osmotic swelling of glial (Muller cells) and bipolar cells induced by barium solution in the rat retina cells.
No doubt the insects gain an edge from their trusty glial cells.
Loggia explains, 'While upregulation of TSPO is a marker of glial activation, which is an inflammatory state, animal studies have suggested that the protein actually limits the magnitude of glial response after its initiation and promotes the return to a pain-free, pre-injury status.
Oro pharyngeal glial choristoma mainly contains neurons and astrocytes as well as complex central nervous system elements, such as ependymal line structures--choroid plexus.
We report a case of glial choristoma of the middle ear, and we review the literature on the nature and management of this lesion in this location.
This study indicates that glia are not only essential to neural transmission, but also suggest that the development of human cognition may reflect the evolution of human-specific glial form and function," said University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) neurologist Steven Goldman, M.
This system, which is similar to the lymphatic system, is overseen by glial cells and is far larger and more comprehensive than other processes that remove waste from the brain, according to a study published online Aug.
Cell culture was maintained until the 6th passage and during this period samples were collected for imunocytochemistry characterization using markers for glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) (Dako Cytomation, Denmark), S100Protein (Dako Cytomation, Glostrup, Denmark) and vimentin (Dako Cytomation, Glostrup, Denmark).
They lacked chromogranin A, glial fibrillary acidic protein, vimentin, S-100, and cytokeratin antigen expression.