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 (no͝or′ə-fĭl′ə-mənt, nyo͝or′-)
Any of the long, fine threads that make up a neurofibril.

neu′ro·fil′a·men′tous (-mĕn′təs) adj.
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Morrison, "Intraperikaryal neurofilamentous accumulations in a subset of retinal ganglion-cells in aged mice that express a human neurofilament gene," Experimental Neurology, vol.
Ohama, "Role of proteasomes in the formation of neurofilamentous inclusions in spinal motor neurons of aluminumtreated rabbits," Neuropathology, vol.
[sup][20] ALS is pathologically characterized by proximal neurofilamentous swelling within the axons of motor neuron.