neurofibril


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neu·ro·fi·bril

 (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

(ˌnjʊərəʊˈfaɪbrɪl)
n
(Anatomy) any of the delicate threads within the body of a nerve cell that extend into the axon and dendrites
ˌneuroˈfibrilar, ˌneurofiˈbrillar, ˌneurofiˈbrillary adj

neu•ro•fi•bril

(ˌnʊər əˈfaɪ brəl, -ˈfɪb rəl, ˌnyʊər-)

n.
a fibril of a nerve cell.
[1895–1900]
neu`ro•fi′bril•lar, neu`ro•fi′bril•lar′y, adj.
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