neurofibril

neurofibril

[noor-uh-fahy-bruhl, -fib-ruhl, nyoor-]
noun Anatomy.
a fibril of a nerve cell.

Origin:
1895–1900; neuro- + fibril

neurofibrillar, neurofibrillary, adjective
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neurofibril (ˌnjʊərəʊˈfaɪbrɪl)
 
n
any of the delicate threads within the body of a nerve cell that extend into the axon and dendrites
 
neuro'fibrilar
 
adj
 
neurofi'brillar
 
adj
 
neurofi'brillary
 
adj

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neurofibril neu·ro·fi·bril (nur'ə-fī'brəl, -fĭb'rəl, nyur'-)
n.
Any of the long, thin, microscopic fibrils that run through the body of a neuron and extend into the axon and dendrites, giving the neuron support and shape.


neu'ro·fi'bril·lar (-brə-lər) adj.
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