neurofilament

noun
neu·​ro·​fil·​a·​ment | \ -ˈfil-ə-mənt How to pronounce neurofilament (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurofilament

: a microscopic filament of protein that is found in the cytoplasm of neurons and that with neurotubules makes up the structure of neurofibrils

Other Words from neurofilament

neurofilamentous \ -​ˌfil-​ə-​ˈment-​əs How to pronounce neurofilamentous (audio) \ adjective

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“Neurofilament.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neurofilament. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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