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

/neu·ro·fi·bril/ (-fi´bril) one of the delicate threads running in every direction through the cytoplasm of a nerve cell and extending into the axon and dendrites in a silver-stained preparation; believed to be neurofilament bundles, and perhaps neurotubules, coated with silver.

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.

neurofibril

[-fī′bril]
a threadlike structure found in the cytoplasm of a neuron.

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.

neurofibril

one of the delicate threads running in every direction through the cytoplasm of a nerve cell, extending into the axon and dendrites.
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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.
After her death, 4 years after diagnosis, autopsy of Auguste's brain showed atrophy, tangled bundles of neurofibrils, and accumulations of an unknown substance in a miliary pattern.
Among the most notable are the appearance of plaques and tangles of neurofibrils within brain nerves that affect nerve synapses and nerve-nerve cell communication.