glia vs neuroglia what difference

what is difference between glia and neuroglia

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek γλία (glía), γλοία (gloía, glue), γλοιός (gloiós, a glutinous substance, gum)

Noun

glia pl (plural only)

  1. The network of glial cells that supports nervous system tissue.

Synonyms

  • neuroglia

Hyponyms

  • oligodendrocyte, astrocyte, ependymal cell, microglia, Schwann cell, satellite cell.

Derived terms

  • glial
  • glioma
  • microglia
  • gliosis

Anagrams

  • Alig, Gail, Gila, Liga, gila

Irish

Noun

glia f (genitive singular glia)

  1. (anatomy) glia

Declension

Derived terms

  • néaraiglia

Mutation


Italian

Noun

glia f (plural glie)

  1. glia
    Synonym: nevroglia

Anagrams

  • agli


English

Etymology

neuro- +‎ glia

Noun

neuroglia (plural neuroglia or neuroglias)

  1. (cytology) glial cell

Translations


Spanish

Noun

neuroglia f (plural neuroglias)

  1. neuroglia

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