astrocyte

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astrocyte

[′as·trə‚sīt]
(neuroscience)
A star-shaped cell; specifically, a neuroglial cell.
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Ten large magnification areas were counted in the same specimen from each case, and the number of Cajal cells was quantitatively determined.
It was determined that the Cajal cells were encountered more frequently in the control group.
The number of cells in 10 separately screened areas was calculated and the total number of Cajal cells in the areas, 0-3, 4-8, and >8 cells were regarded as sparse, few and many, respectively.