cytoskeleton

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noun cy·to·skel·e·ton \ˌsī-tə-ˈske-lə-tən\

Definition of cytoskeleton

  1. :  the network of protein filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm that controls cell shape, maintains intracellular organization, and is involved in cell movement

cytoskeletal

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1940

First Known Use of cytoskeleton

1940


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cytoskeleton

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

Medical Definition of cytoskeleton

  1. :  the network of protein filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm that controls cell shape, maintains intracellular organization, and is involved in cell movement

cytoskeletal

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