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.