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What are glial cells used for?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: Glial cells…

…provide support and protection for neurons in both the central & the peripheral nervous system.
They surround & hold neurons in place, provide oxygen & nutrients, insulate neurons from each other, & remove dead neurons.

In brief: Glial cells…

…provide support and protection for neurons in both the central & the peripheral nervous system.
They surround & hold neurons in place, provide oxygen & nutrients, insulate neurons from each other, & remove dead neurons.
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