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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astrocyte

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  ...

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/astrocytic

Looking for online definition of astrocytic in the Medical Dictionary? astrocytic explanation free. What is astrocytic? Meaning of astrocytic medical term.

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.floridahospital.com/astrocytic-tumor

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

www.astrocyte.info

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

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.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2982258

Astrocytes are often referred to, and historically have been regarded as, support cells of the mammalian CNS. Work over the last decade suggests ...

www.ncin.org.uk/publications/data_briefings/astrocytic_brain_tumours_survival_rates_in_england

Astrocytic tumours are the commonest type of cancer of the brain. They originate in a particular kind of glial cells, star-shaped brain cells in the cerebrum called ...

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.