Medical Dictionary

neurofilament

noun neu·ro·fil·a·ment \-ˈfil-ə-mənt\

Medical Definition of NEUROFILAMENT

:  a microscopic filament of protein that is found in the cytoplasm of neurons and that with neurotubules makes up the structure of neurofibrils
neu·ro·fil·a·men·tous \-ˌfil-ə-ˈment-əs\ adjective

Browse

May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
learned or pedantic
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears