microfibril

noun
mi·​cro·​fi·​bril | \ ˌmī-krō-ˈfī-brəl How to pronounce microfibril (audio) , -ˈfi- \

Definition of microfibril

: a fine fibril especially : one of the submicroscopic elongated bundles of cellulose of a plant cell wall

Other Words from microfibril

microfibrillar \ ˌmī-​krō-​ˈfī-​brə-​lər How to pronounce microfibrillar (audio) , -​ˈfi-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of microfibril

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Microfibril.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microfibril. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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microfibril

noun
mi·​cro·​fi·​bril | \ -ˈfīb-rəl, -ˈfib- How to pronounce microfibril (audio) \

Medical Definition of microfibril

: an extremely fine fibril

Other Words from microfibril

microfibrillar \ -​rə-​lər How to pronounce microfibrillar (audio) \ adjective

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