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Textbooks redefined as microglia seen entering the Peripheral Nervous System.

Inside the central nervous system (CNS), a region that includes the brain and spinal cord, it is the job of neuroimmune cells called microglia, to clean up cellular debris. Microglia have counterparts called macrophages that serve similar function outside the CNS in the peripheral nervous system (PNS), the region that contains most of the sensory and motor nerves.  It has

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