intrafusal fiber

n.

Any of the muscle fibers present within a neuromuscular spindle.

Nearby words

  1. intraembryonic,
  2. intrafallopian,
  3. intrafascicular,
  4. intrafilar,
  5. intrafusal,
  6. intragalactic,
  7. intragenerational mobility,
  8. intraligamentary pregnancy,
  9. intralingual,
  10. intralobular duct


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