Adjective "neuroglial" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/njʊˈrɒɡlɪəl//njʊəˈrɒɡlɪəl//njʊərə(ʊ)ˈɡlʌɪəl/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Of or relating to neuroglia.

    Definitions

    1. a class of cells in the brain and spinal cord that form a supporting structure for the neurons and provide them with insulation.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "cells can be neuroglial."

    Origin

    (neuroglia)Late 19th century; earliest use found in T. Clifford Allbutt (1836–1925), physician. From neuroglia + -al.