microfibril

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noun mi·cro·fi·bril \ˌmī-krō-ˈfī-brəl, -ˈfi-\

Definition of microfibril

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

microfibrillar

play \-brə-lər\ adjective

First Known Use of microfibril

1938


Medical Dictionary

microfibril

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noun mi·cro·fi·bril \-ˈfīb-rəl, -ˈfib-\

Medical Definition of microfibril

  1. :  an extremely fine fibril

microfibrillar

\-rə-lər\play adjective

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