glial

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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lesions included mononuclear perivascular cuffing, glial flares in the cerebellar molecular region, mulitfocal glial nodules, diffuse white matter gliosis, vascular congestion, and macroscopically visible intermittent vascular distention with blood, especially in the thalamus.
Microscopically, a severe nonsuppurative meningoencephalitis was characterized by generalized gliosis, scattered glial nodules, and perivascular lymphoplasmaeytic cuffing.
In the brain, rare glial nodules that contained occasional heterophils were present (Figure 1).