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glial cells


Glial cells outnumber neurons 10 to 1.
  cells in the nervous system that support, nourish, insulate and protect neurons
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    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
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Associated words [difficulty]:   glial cells [9] , acetylcholine [9] , dendrite [9] , motor neuron [9] , nervous system [3] , spinal cord [5] , neuron [6] , synapse [6] , central nervous system [7] , acetylcholine [9] , autonomic nervous system [9] , dendrite [9] , motor neuron [9] , peripheral nervous system [9] , sympathetic nervous system [9]
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