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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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