neu·​ro·​fil·​a·​ment -ˈfil-ə-mənt How to pronounce neurofilament (audio)
: a microscopic filament of protein that is found in the cytoplasm of neurons and that with neurotubules makes up the structure of neurofibrils
neurofilamentous adjective

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“Neurofilament.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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