neurofibril

noun neu·ro·fi·bril \ ˌnu̇r-ō-ˈfī-brəl , -ˈfi- , ˌnyu̇r- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

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

neurofibrillary

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

Origin and Etymology of neurofibril

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


Medical Dictionary

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

neurofibrillary

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

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