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XB-ANAT-3353

Anatomy Term: glial cell
XAO ID: 0004308
Synonyms: neuroglial cells, neuroglia, glia, glial cells
Definition: "Any of the non-neuronal cells that maintain homeostasis, form myelin, and provide support and protection for neurons in the brain, and for neurons in other parts of the nervous system such as in the autonomic nervous system. Neural crest derived."
Stage Range: NF stage 22 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
neural crest NF stage 13 to NF stage 44
Develops Into:
 
Parent(s): neural crest

 

Parent(s): cell (is_a) nervous system (part_of)

 


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