myofilament

noun myo·fil·a·ment \ -ˈfi-lə-mənt \

Definition of myofilament

: one of the individual filaments of actin or myosin that make up a myofibril

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1949

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myofilament

noun myo·fil·a·ment \ -ˈfil-ə-mənt \

medical Definition of myofilament

: one of the individual filaments of actin or myosin that make up a myofibril

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