- fibrillary astrocytes
- fibrous astrocytes astrocytes found mainly in the white matter of the brain, having long, thin, infrequently branched cytoplasmic processes containing numerous fibrillar structures.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Glial fibrillary acidic protein — (GFAP) is an intermediate filament (IF) protein that is found in glial cells such as astrocytes, but also in other cell types such as Leydig cells in the testis and stellate cells in the liver.cite journal | author = J A Holash, S I Harik, G… … Wikipedia
glial fibrillary acidic protein — (GFAP) the protein forming the glial filaments of the astrocytes; it is used as an immunohistochemical marker of these cells. It also occurs in radial glia and occasionally in peripheral neuroglia. Glial fibrillary acidic protein in malignant… … Medical dictionary
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astrocytoma fibrillare — fibrillary astrocytoma an astrocytoma whose cells resemble fibrous astrocytes, usually a Grade I or Grade II astrocytoma found in the cerebrum of an adult, but occasionally occurring in the brainstem or cerebellum. A minority are malignant and… … Medical dictionary
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