NEUROGLIA

otherwise known as glial cells, neuroglia are tissues which consist of non-neuronal cells providing structural and nutritional support to neurons. Oligodendrocytes, a type of neuroglia form the myelin sheath which insulates some neurons.

NEUROGLIA: "Neuroglia are cells which provide primarily support of neuron structures, without becoming involved in the transmission of action potentials. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEUROGLIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/neuroglia/ (accessed March 31, 2020).
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