protofilament

noun

pro·​to·​fil·​a·​ment -ˈfil-ə-mənt How to pronounce protofilament (audio)
: one of several filaments composing a subunit of a microtubule

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“Protofilament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/protofilament. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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