GLIOSIS

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLIOSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gliosis/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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