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fibril

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noun fi·bril \ˈfī-brəl, ˈfi-\

Definition of fibril

  1. :  a small filament or fiber: as a :  root hair b (1) :  one of the fine threads into which a striated muscle fiber can be longitudinally split (2) :  neurofibril

fibrillar

play \ˈfi-brə-lər, ˈfī-\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of fibril

New Latin fibrilla, diminutive of Latin fibra


First Known Use: 1664


Medical Dictionary

fibril

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noun fi·bril \ˈfīb-rəl, ˈfib-\

Medical Definition of fibril

  1. :  a small filament or fiber: asa:  one of the fine threads into which a striated muscle fiber can be longitudinally splitb:  neurofibril




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