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

cytoskeletal

play \ˌsī-tə-ˈske-lə-tᵊl\ adjective

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First Known Use of cytoskeleton

1936


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cytoskeleton

noun cy·to·skel·e·ton \ ˌsīt-ō-ˈskel-ət-ᵊn \

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

cytoskeletal

play \-ᵊl\ adjective

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