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myofilament

[mahy-uh-fil-uh-muh nt]
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noun Cell Biology.
  1. a threadlike filament of actin or myosin that is a component of a myofibril.
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Origin of myofilament

First recorded in 1945–50; myo- + filament
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myofilament

(mī′ə-fĭlə-mənt)
n.
  1. Any of the ultramicroscopic filaments, made up of actin and myosin, that are the structural units of a myofibril.
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