Definition of Myofibrils

1. Noun. (plural of myofibril) ¹



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Definition of Myofibrils

1. myofibril [n] - See also: myofibril

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myofibrils

myoelectricity
myoendocrine
myoendothelial
myoendothelium
myoepithelial
myofacial
myofascial
myofiber
myofibers
myofibre
myofibres
myofibril
myofibrilla
myofibrillar
myofibrillary
myofibrils (current term)
myofibroblast
myofibroblasts
myofilament
myofilaments
myogen
myogenesis
myogenic
myogenin
myogens
myoglobin
myoglobins
myoglobinuria
myoglobinurias
myoglobinuric

Literary usage of Myofibrils

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1. A Text-book of Histology: Arranged Upon an Embryological Basis by Frederic Thomas Lewis, Philipp Stöhr (1913)
"Accordingly he agrees with Apathy in regarding the myofibrils as comparable ... It is then seen that the myofibrils, which run lengthwise, are composed of ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"The Q_ bands of the myofibrils disappeared, while the Z lines increased in thickness and ... Affected myofibrils became shrunken and deeply staining, ..."

3. A Laboratory manual and text-book of embryology by Charles William Prentiss (1922)
"... fibrils and fine myofibrils are present. connective-tissue fibers which envelop the muscle fibers and bind them together. Smooth muscle also increases ..."

4. The American Year Book by Simon Newton Dexter North, Francis Graham Wickware, Albert Bushnell Hart (1917)
"The banding in uncontracted myofibrils is described and figured. Contraction appears to be due to a shortening and thickening of the myofibrils with ..."

5. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1921)
"it is clearly evident that contraction is not due in any way to the myofibrils, as supposed by some, since no myofibrils ..."

6. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1890)
"THE CYTOLOGY OF DEVELOPING MUSCLE ISABELLE G. WEED Development of myofibrils in myotome muscle of chick embryos may be divided into two phases. ..."

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