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Term:Abnormal glial cell morphology
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Accession:HP:0100705 term browser browse the term
Definition:An abnormality of the glia cell.
Comment:Glia are nonneuronal cells of the nervous system that provide physical support, respond to injury, regulate the composition of the extracellular milieu, guide neuronal migration during development, and exchange metabolites with neurons.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Abnormality of the glial cells
 xref: UMLS:C4021993

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the nervous system 0
        Abnormal nervous system morphology 0
          Morphological central nervous system abnormality 0
            Abnormal glial cell morphology 0
              Abnormal Schwann cell morphology 0
              Abnormal astrocyte morphology + 0
              Abnormal microglia morphology 0
              Abnormal oligodendroglia morphology + 0
              Glioma + 0
              Gliosis + 0
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