oligodendroglia


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ol·i·go·den·drog·li·a

 (ŏl′ĭ-gō-dĕn-drŏg′lē-ə, ō′lĭ-)
n.
Neuroglia consisting of oligodendrocytes.

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oligodendroglia

(ˌɒlɪɡəʊdɛnˈdrɒɡlɪə)
pl n
(Biology) a class of cells in the central nervous system which produce myelin
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Noun1.oligodendroglia - tissue consisting of glial cells with sheetlike processes that form the myelin sheath of nerve fibers
medullary sheath, myelin sheath - a layer of myelin encasing (and insulating) the axons of medullated nerve fibers
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
oligodendrocyte - a cell of the oligodendroglia
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ol·i·go·den·drog·li·a

n. oligodendroglia, células de la neuroglia que forman o mantienen el tejido del sistema nervioso central.
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In untreated patients, the white brain mass is affected due to the toxic effect of phenylalanine on oligodendroglia. Even if the treatment starts immediately, there may be pathology of the white mass of the brain [17, 18].
The ability to assess oligodendroglia function and mechanisms associated with myelination in this BMPS model provides an excellent tool for future studies of neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating disorders.
Oligodendroglia metabolically support axons and contribute to neurodegeneration.
A wide body of evidence has shown that acute and/or chronic stress can alter the morphology and functionality of different glial cell types in the brain, such as microglia [79, 80], oligodendroglia [81], and astrocytes [82].
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Meanwhile, oligodendroglia and GABAergic interneurons are found at a diminished number.
Los precursores de oligodendroglia acumulados en las lesiones del SNC pueden estar involucrados en los procesos de reparacion del cerebro a traves de estimulacion de la regeneracion axonal y la secrecion de exosomas.