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