neurofibril

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neu·ro·fi·bril

noun \-ˈfī-brəl, -ˈfi-\

Definition of NEUROFIBRIL

:  a fine proteinaceous fibril that is found in cytoplasm (as of a neuron or a paramecium) and is capable of conducting excitation
neu·ro·fi·bril·lary \-brə-ˌler-ē\ adjective

Origin of NEUROFIBRIL

New Latin neurofibrilla, from neur- + fibrilla fibril
First Known Use: 1898

neu·ro·fi·bril

noun \ˌn(y)r-ō-ˈfīb-rəl, -ˈfib-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEUROFIBRIL

: a fine proteinaceous fibril that is found in cytoplasm (as of a neuron or a paramecium) and is capable of conducting excitation
neu·ro·fi·bril·lary \-rə-ˌler-ē\ also neu·ro·fi·bril·lar \-rə-lər\ adjective

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