GLIOSIS By N., Sam M.S. - 4 the term for an excess of astrocytes in a damaged area of the central nervous system. Gliosis is a prominent feature of some neurological diseases that includes strokes. GLIOSIS: "A gliosis is an excess of cells." Related Psychology Terms CHARCOT, JEAN-MARTIN (1825- 93) BRAIN DISORDERS ASTROCYTOSIS MITCHELL, SILAS WEIR (1829- 1914) ARTERIOSCLEROTIC BRAIN DISORDER ANTISOCIAL REACTION NEURON (Nerve Cell) CHILD PSYCHIATRY EMOTION (Theories) CHOLINERGIC Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GLIOSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gliosis/ (accessed June 25, 2022).