[ noor-uh-fahy-bruhl, -fib-ruhl, nyoor- ]
/ ˌnʊər əˈfaɪ brəl, -ˈfɪb rəl, ˌnyʊər- /
a fibril of a nerve cell.
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OTHER WORDS FROM neurofibrilneu·ro·fi·bril·lar, neu·ro·fi·bril·lar·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for neurofibril
/ (ˌnjʊərəʊˈfaɪbrɪl) /
any of the delicate threads within the body of a nerve cell that extend into the axon and dendrites
Derived forms of neurofibrilneurofibrilar, neurofibrillar or neurofibrillary, adjective
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Medical definitions for neurofibril
[ nur′ə-fī′brəl, -fĭb′rəl ]
Any of the long, thin, microscopic fibrils that run through the body of a neuron and extend into the axon and dendrites, giving the neuron support and shape.
Other words from neurofibrilneu′ro•fi′bril•lar (-brə-lər) adj.
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