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cytoskeleton

noun cy·to·skel·e·ton \ˌsī-tə-ˈske-lə-tən\

Definition of CYTOSKELETON

:  the network of protein filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm that controls cell shape, maintains intracellular organization, and is involved in cell movement
cy·to·skel·e·tal \-təl\ adjective

First Known Use of CYTOSKELETON

1940

cytoskeleton

noun cy·to·skel·e·ton \ˌsīt-ō-ˈskel-ət-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYTOSKELETON

:  the network of protein filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm that controls cell shape, maintains intracellular organization, and is involved in cell movement
cy·to·skel·e·tal \-əl\ adjective

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