astrocytic

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as·tro·cyte

 (ăs′trə-sīt′)
n.
Any of a group of star-shaped cells that have long processes extending out in all directions and are components of the neuroglia, providing support for neurons in the central nervous system and playing a variety of roles in synaptic transmission.

as′tro·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.

astrocytic

(ˌæstrəˈsɪtɪk)
adj
(Physiology) relating to astrocytes or star-shaped neuroglial cells
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Adj.1.astrocytic - of or relating to or containing large star-shaped cells in the neuroglia
neurology - the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system