6 types of Glial cells

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Microglia

clean up cellular debris via phagocytosis

Astrocytes

support and repair neurons; form the brain-blood barrier within the CNS

Satellite

form the brain-blood barrier within the CNS, function similarly to astrocytes

Ependymal

form epithelial lining of the CNS & produce cerebrospinal fluid

Oligodendrocytes

myelinates axons of the neurons in the cns

Schwann Cells

myelinates axons of the neurons in the pns

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