neurofibril


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neurofibril

 [noor″o-fi´bril]
one of the delicate threads running in every direction through the cytoplasm of a nerve cell, extending into the axon and dendrites.

neu·ro·fi·bril

(nū'rō-fī'bril),
A filamentous structure seen with the light microscope in the nerve cell's body, dendrites, axon, and sometimes synaptic endings, as aggregations of much finer ultramicroscopic elements, the neurofilaments and microtubules; their functional significance remains to be established.

neurofibril

(no͝or′ə-fī′brəl, -fĭb′rəl, nyo͝or′-)
n.
Any of the long, thin, microscopic fibrils that run through the body of a neuron and extend into the axon and dendrites.

neu′ro·fi′bril·lar′y (-brə-lĕr′ē) adj.

neu·ro·fi·bril

(nūr'ō-fī'bril)
A filamentous structure seen with the light microscope in the body, dendrites, axons, and sometimes synaptic endings of a nerve cell.
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In the case of plaques, concentrating degenerative neurofibrils to the core substance were stained by such sliver stains.
These damaging plaques disrupt the neurofibrils in the brain by causing them to tangle up.
Also, insoluble aggregates of the amyloid beta-peptide (A[beta]) and neurofibrils composed of Tau protein are found in AD [30,31] and hyperphosphorylated Tau aggregation in demyelination areas in MS [32].
Acetylcholine esterase staining activity is increased in the coarse parasympathetic neurofibrils present in the lamina propria and in the mucosae" according to MeierRuge, who did extensive research in congenital neuronal malformations.