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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The fibrous astrocytes are mainly located in the white matter and have a few Song, thin, unbranched cellular processes extending from the cell body.