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glia

[glahy-uh, glee-uh]
noun Anatomy.

Origin:
1885–90; < Late Greek glía glue

glial, adjective
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glia (ˈɡliːə)
 
n
Also called: neuroglia the delicate web of connective tissue that surrounds and supports nerve cells
 
'glial
 
adj

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glia gli·a (glē'ə, glī'ə)
n.
See neuroglia.

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glia   (glē'ə, glī'ə)  Pronunciation Key 
The delicate network of branched cells and fibers that supports the tissue of the central nervous system.

glial adjective
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