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Which of the following is not a feature of neuroglia:



A Protoplasmic astrocytes are found in grey matter

B Oligodendrocytes are derived from ectoderm

C Microglia is of mesodermal origin

D Central neuroglia cells are derived from Schwann cells

Ans. D Central neuroglia cells are derived from Schwann cells

NEUROGLIAis also known as glia. It includes astrocytes, oligodendroglias, microglia (mesoglia), ependyma, Schwann cells and satellite (capsule) cells surrounding cranial and spinal ganglia. All except the microglia are derived from ectoderm. Mesoglia is of mesodermal origin. Schwann cells are glia like cells found along peripheral nerves. Q

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