glial

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Related to glial limitans: ependyma

gli·a

 (glē′ə, glī′ə)
n.

[Short for neuroglia.]

gli′al (glē′əl, glī′əl) adj.
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Adj.1.glial - of or relating to neuroglia
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Ast=astrocyte, MCN= magnocell neuron, OC= optic chiasm, SO= supraoptic nucleus, VGL= ventral glial limitans. Scale bars= 200Lim in (A); 100 Lim in (B), 10[micro]m in (C) and in (D); 20 [micro]m in (E); 50 [micro]m in (F).
Dehydration and rehydration selectivety and reversibility alter glial fibrillary acidic protein immunoreactivity in the rat supraoptic nucleus and adjacent glial limitans. Glia, (22): 260-271.
In the magnocellular neurosecretory system (MNS), CNTF is exclusively expressed in astrocytes of the supraoptic nucleus (SON), which are predominately located in the ventral glial limitans (VGL), and perivascular cells of the neurohypophysis.