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fi·bril

 (fī′brəl, fĭb′rəl)
n.
1. A small slender fiber or filament.
2. Anatomy A threadlike fiber or filament, such as a myofibril or neurofibril, that is a constituent of a cell or larger structure.
3. A long strand of proteins that are aggregated together in a beta-sheet structure; an amyloid fibril.

[New Latin fibrilla, diminutive of Latin fibra, fiber.]

fi′bril·lar (-lər), fi′bril·lar′y (-lĕr′ē) adj.
fi′bril·lose′ (-lōs′) adj.
Translations

fi·bril·lar

, fibrillary
a. fibrilar, rel. a una fibra;
___ astrocyteastrocito ___;
___ contractionscontracciones ___ -es.
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