myofilament
noun Date: 1949 one of the individual filaments of actin or myosin that make up a myofibril

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  • myofilament — myo·fil·a·ment fil ə mənt n one of the individual filaments of actin or myosin that make up a myofibril * * * myo·fila·ment (mi″o filґə mənt) [myo + filament] any of the numerous ultramicroscopic threadlike structures occurring in …   Medical dictionary

  • myofilament — myo·filament …   English syllables

  • myofilament —  n.m. Filament constitutif de la myofibrille …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • myofilament — ˌ noun Etymology: my + filament : one of the individual filaments of actin or myosin that make up a myofibril * * * /muy euh fil euh meuhnt/, n. Cell Biol. a threadlike filament of actin or myosin that is a component of a myofibril. [1945 50; MYO …   Useful english dictionary

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