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Term: trigeminal ganglion glial cell
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Name: trigeminal ganglion
Synonyms: 5th ganglion, fifth ganglion, gV, trigeminal ganglia
Definition: A prominent collection of touch-sensory neurons of the trigeminal or fifth cranial nerve, positioned beside the brain between the eye and the ear.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000295]
Name: glial cell
Synonyms: neuroglia
Definition: A non-neuronal cell of the nervous system. They not only provide physical support, but also respond to injury, regulate the ionic and chemical composition of the extracellular milieu. Guide neuronal migration during development, and exchange metabolites with neurons.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009073]