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Glial Cell

Name: Glial Cell
Description: A non-neuronal cell of the nervous system. They not only provide physical support, but also respond to injury, regulate the ionic and chemical composition of the extracellular milieu. Guide neuronal migration during development, and exchange metabolites with neurons.
Synonym(s): neuroglial cell, glia
Super-category: Nervous System Cell
Related condition/disease: Glioblastoma
Id: sao313023570
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  • Externally Sourced Definition: Cell Type Ontology
  • Example: schwann cells
  • Example: astrocytes
  • Example: microglia

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Comment(Reichenbach and Wolburg)
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionA non-neuronal cell of the nervous system. A non-neuronal cell of the nervous system. They not only provide physical support, but also respond to injury, regulate the ionic and chemical composition of the extracellular milieu. Guide neuronal migration during development, and exchange metabolites with neurons. nt, and exchange metabolites with neurons.
Exampleschwann cells  +, astrocytes  +, and microglia  +
ExternallySourcedDefinitionCell Type Ontology
Idsao313023570  +
LabelGlial Cell  +
ModifiedDate10 April 2013  +
Related diseaseGlioblastoma  +
SuperCategoryNervous System Cell  +
Synonymneuroglial cell  +, and glia  +