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|Noun||1.||neurogliacyte - a cell of the neuroglia|
somatic cell, vegetative cell - any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes; "somatic cells are produced from preexisting cells";
glia, neuroglia - sustentacular tissue that surrounds and supports neurons in the central nervous system; glial and neural cells together compose the tissue of the central nervous system
astrocyte - comparatively large neuroglial cell
microgliacyte - a cell of the microglia that may become phagocytic and collect waste products of nerve tissue
oligodendrocyte - a cell of the oligodendroglia