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 (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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(Anatomy) any of the delicate threads within the body of a nerve cell that extend into the axon and dendrites
ˌneuroˈfibrilar, ˌneurofiˈbrillar, ˌneurofiˈbrillary adj
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(ˌnʊər əˈfaɪ brəl, -ˈfɪb rəl, ˌnyʊər-)

a fibril of a nerve cell.
neu`ro•fi′bril•lar, neu`ro•fi′bril•lar′y, adj.
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In the case of plaques, concentrating degenerative neurofibrils to the core substance were stained by such sliver stains.
These damaging plaques disrupt the neurofibrils in the brain by causing them to tangle up.
Also, insoluble aggregates of the amyloid beta-peptide (A[beta]) and neurofibrils composed of Tau protein are found in AD [30,31] and hyperphosphorylated Tau aggregation in demyelination areas in MS [32].