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neurofibril

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noun neu·ro·fi·bril \-ˈfī-brəl, -ˈfi-\

Definition of neurofibril

  1. :  a fine proteinaceous fibril that is found in cytoplasm (as of a neuron or a paramecium) and is capable of conducting excitation

neurofibrillary play \-brə-ˌler-ē\ adjective


Origin of neurofibril

New Latin neurofibrilla, from neur- + fibrilla fibril


First Known Use: 1898


Medical Dictionary

neurofibril

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noun neu·ro·fi·bril \ˌn(y)u̇r-ō-ˈfīb-rəl, -ˈfib-\

Medical Definition of neurofibril

  1. :  a fine proteinaceous fibril that is found in cytoplasm (as of a neuron) and is capable of conducting excitation

neurofibrillary \-rə-ˌler-ē\play also neurofibrillar \-rə-lər\play adjective



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