neurotubule


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neurotubule

 [noor″o-too´būl]
any of the long, straight, parallel tubules within neurons, which along with neurofilaments form neurofibrils.

neu·ro·tu·bule

(nū'rō-tū'byūl),
One of the microtubules, about 24 nm in diameter, occurring in the cell body, dendrites, axon, and some synaptic endings of neurons.

neu·ro·tu·bule

(nūr'ō-tūb'yūl)
One of the microtubules, 10-20 nm in diameter, occurring in the cell body, dendrites, axon, and in some synaptic endings of neurons.

neurotubule

see MICROTUBULE.