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cy·to·skel·e·ton

 (sī′tə-skĕl′ĭ-tn)
n.
The internal framework of a eukaryotic cell, composed of protein filaments that provide structural support and drive the movement of the cell and its internal components, typically divided into three categories (microfilaments, intermediate filaments, and microtubules) based on the diameter and composition of the filaments.

cy′to·skel′e·tal (-ĭ-tl) adj.
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cytoskeletal

(ˌsaɪtəʊˈskɛlɪtəl)
adj
of or relating to a cytoskeleton
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The cytoskeletal structure that supports the intestinal epithelial cell junction consists of proteins regulated by a signaling network that responds to extracellular environments under normal physiological conditions or stress [10, 11].