- Also known as glial cells or neuroglia
- Non-neuronal cells of nervous system (both central nervous system peripheral nervous system)
- Unlike neuronal cells they can not produce electrical impulses and are devoid of axons and dendrites
Types of glia: Several types of glia are known.
Glia types in central nervous system
- Ependymal cells
- Radial glia
Glia types in Peripheral Nervous System
- Schwann cells
- Satellite cells
- Enteric glial cells
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