neurotubule


neurotubule
One of the microtubules, about 24 nm in diameter, occurring in the cell body, dendrites, axon, and some synaptic endings of neurons.

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neu·ro·tu·bule .n(y)u̇r-ō-'t(y)ü-(.)byü(ə)l n one of the tubular elements sometimes considered to be a fundamental part of the nerve-cell axon

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neu·ro·tu·bule (noor″o-tooґbūl) a microtubule occurring in a neuron.

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  • neurotubule — neu·ro·tubule …   English syllables

  • neurotubule — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at neuro + noun Etymology: neur + tubule : one of the tubular elements sometimes considered to be a fundamental part of the nerve cell axon …   Useful english dictionary

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