glial limiting membrane

gli·al lim·it·ing mem·brane

a dense, resilient membrane forming the true capsule of the brain and spinal cord, composed of the processes of astrocytes (macroglia cells) and covered throughout by the pia mater, which firmly adheres to it; the two membranes are collectively called the pial-glial membrane.
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There was a marked positivity in superficial glial limiting membrane on D2; cytoplasm of neurons, glia, and blood vessel wall cells was without change (panel (c)).
D2 differs from D1 by increased positivity in border arachnoidal cells; markedly positive was superficial glial limiting membrane (panel (c)).