neurofibril(redirected from neurofibrilar)
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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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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.
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neurofibril(no͝or′ə-fī′brəl, -fĭb′rəl, nyo͝or′-)
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.
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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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