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Astrocytes also known collectively as astroglia, are characteristic star-shaped glial cells in the brain and spinal cord. The proportion of astrocytes in the brain is  ... More »
as·tro·cyte
[as-truh-sahyt]
NOUN [CELL BIOLOGY.]
1.
a star-shaped neuroglial cell of ectodermal origin.
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www.networkglia.eu/en/astrocytes

Astrocytes (literally 'star-like cells') are the most numerous and diverse neuroglial cells in the CNS. While most neuroscientists think they know what an astrocyte ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2799634

Dec 10, 2009 ... Astrocytes are specialized glial cells that outnumber neurons by over fivefold. They contiguously tile the entire central nervous system (CNS) ...

www.khanacademy.org/science/health-and-medicine/nervous-system-and-sensory-infor/neural-cells-and-neurotransmitters/v/astrocytes

This video describes the structure and function of astrocytes. By Matt Jensen.

www.astrocyte.info

General information about astrocyte cells (astroglia). Links to general biology resources, and astrocyte specific resources.

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/astrocytic

a neuroglial cell of ectodermal origin, characterized by fibrous or protoplasmic processes; collectively called astroglia or macroglia. Astrocyte in association with  ...

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/astrocytes

astrocytes. Star-shaped connective tissue cells of the nervous system that link nerve cells to blood vessels and, by wrapping round brain capillaries, help to form ...

www.floridahospital.com/astrocytic-tumor

Learn about astrocytic tumor, and how the experts at Florida Hospital can help patients diagnosed with this brain tumor.

atlasgeneticsoncology.org/Tumors/AstrocytID5007.html

Nervous system: Astrocytic tumors, Authors: Anne Marie Capodano. Published in: Atlas Genet Cytogenet Oncol Haematol.