Definitions for "Gliosis"
An excess of astroglia in damaged areas of the central nervous system.
Proliferation of neuroglial tissue in the CNS. The process of plaques becoming permanent and containing non-myelinating cells.
In the brain, scars are formed by glial cells and are called glial scars or gliosis.
Activation of neuroglia in the area of a degenerative lesion. close window