Definition of Fibrous astrocyte

1. Noun. Star-shaped cells with long processes; found in the white matter of the brain and spinal cord.

Generic synonyms: Astrocyte
Group relationships: Substantia Alba, White Matter



Medical Definition of Fibrous astrocyte

1. Stellate astrocytic cell with long processes found mainly in the white matter of the brain and spinal cord and characterised by having bundles of glial filaments in its cytoplasm; origin of most astrocytomas. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibrous Astrocyte

fibrosis
fibrositic headache
fibrositis
fibrositises
fibrosity
fibrospongiae
fibrothorax
fibrotic
fibrous
fibrous-rooted begonia
fibrous adhesion
fibrous ankylosis
fibrous appendix of liver
fibrous articular capsule
fibrous astrocyte (current term)
fibrous capsule
fibrous capsule of kidney
fibrous capsule of liver
fibrous capsule of parotid gland
fibrous capsule of spleen
fibrous capsule of thyroid gland
fibrous cortical defect
fibrous degeneration
fibrous dysplasia of bone
fibrous dysplasia of jaws

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