fibrous astrocyte

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Noun1.fibrous astrocyte - star-shaped cells with long processes; found in the white matter of the brain and spinal cord
astrocyte - comparatively large neuroglial cell
substantia alba, white matter - whitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths
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Reactivity in the brainstem was strong in fibrillary astrocytes and scattered in white and grey matter, whereas in the cerebellum, it was intense in Bergmann glia and the perineuronal in Purkinje cells.