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Search Results for: neuroglia


Definition noun, plural: neuroglia A cell that surrounds a nerve cell that is responsible for providing mechanical and... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Nervous tissue

Definition noun A type of animal tissue comprised principally of nerve cells and neuroglia cells Supplement The four... Read More

Weigerts stain

Weigert's stain (Science: technique) 1. For actinomyces, a staining method using immersion in a dark red orsellin solution... Read More

Developmental Neurobiology by M.S. Rao and M. Jacobson

Developmental Neurobiology  Editor(s):  ... Read More

Crystal violet

Crystal violet Hexamethylpararosanilin chloride;a compound that has been used in the external treatment of burns, wounds,... Read More

Fibrillar baskets

Fibrillar baskets (Science: biology) The scleral end of neuroglia fibres of Muller that as fine, tapering, needlelike... Read More


reticulum Origin: L. Dim. Of rete a net. (Science: anatomy) The second stomach of ruminants, in which folds of the mucous... Read More


Glial Pertaining to glia or... Read More


Definition noun The glial cells that function as resident macrophages of the brain and the spinal cord Supplement The... Read More