astrocyte

(AS-troh-site)

A large, star-shaped cell that holds nerve cells in place and helps them develop and work the way they should. An astrocyte is a type of glial cell.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "astrocyte"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "astrocito"

Célula grande en forma de estrella que mantiene las células nerviosas en su lugar y las ayuda a desarrollar y funcionar correctamente. Un astrocito es un tipo de célula glial.