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oligodendroglia

oligodendroglia in Medicine

oligodendroglia ol·i·go·den·drog·li·a (ŏl'ĭ-gō-děn-drŏg'lē-ə)
n.
Neuroglia consisting of cells similar to but smaller than astrocytes, found in the central nervous system and associated with the formation of myelin. Also called oligodendria.

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