Definitions for "astrocyte"
a large star-shaped neuroglial cell in nervous tissue.
a neuroglial cell having a star shape; supports neurons in the brain and spinal cord and attaches neurons to blood vessels
Star-shaped cells found in the nervous system that surround and support the neurons. They perform important metabolic functions, but do not participate in conducting electrical impulses.
Keywords:  atn, asymptote, atp
asymptote ATN ATP
Keywords:  glia, see
See Glia.