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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