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microfibril

[ mahy-kroh-fahy-bruhl, -fib-ruhl ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊˈfaɪ brəl, -ˈfɪb rəl /
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noun Cell Biology.

a microtubule, microfilament, or other fine threadlike structure of a cell.

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Origin of microfibril

First recorded in 1935–40; micro- + fibril
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Medical definitions for microfibril

microfibril
[ mī′krō-fībrəl, -fĭbrəl ]

n.

An extremely small fibril.
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