neuroglial cell


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Noun1.neuroglial cell - 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
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a neuroglial cell resembling an astrocyte but smaller with few and slender processes having few branches
Two strains (229E and OC43) have been implicated in multiple sclerosis (9,10), and both can persistently infect human oligodendrocytic and neuroglial cell lines (11).
Therefore, we analyzed microarray-based transcriptome-wide mRNA expression profiles of the neuroglial cell line T98G after exposure to KJ and its single constituents.