neurofibril

noun
neu·ro·fi·bril | \ ˌnu̇r-ō-ˈfī-brəl , -ˈfi- , ˌnyu̇r- \

Definition of neurofibril 

: a fine proteinaceous fibril that is found in cytoplasm (as of a neuron or a paramecium) and is capable of conducting excitation

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neurofibrillary \ˌnu̇r-ō-ˈfī-brə-ˌler-ē, ˌnyu̇r- \ adjective

First Known Use of neurofibril

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neurofibril

borrowed from German Neurofibrille, from neuro- neuro- + Fibrille fibril

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neurofibril

noun
neu·ro·fi·bril | \ ˌn(y)u̇r-ō-ˈfīb-rəl , -ˈfib- \

Medical Definition of neurofibril 

: a fine proteinaceous fibril that is found in cytoplasm (as of a neuron) and is capable of conducting excitation

Other words from neurofibril

neurofibrillary \-rə-ˌler-ē \ also neurofibrillar \-rə-lər \ adjective

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