Oligodendrocytes are one of the four principles types of glial cells and are the central nervous system equivalent of the Schwann cells found peripherally. They wrap the neurons of the brain and spinal cord with myelin 1

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rID: 51712
Section: Anatomy, Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Oligodendroglia
  • Oligodendrocyte

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