OBO ID: ZFA:0009073
Term Name: glial cell Search Ontology:
Synonyms: neuroglia, ZFA:0000025
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.
Appears at: Segmentation:26+ somites (22.0h-24.0h)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: CL:0000125, TAO:0009073
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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