Medical Definition of Cortical meshwork

1. Sub plasmalemmal layer of tangled microfilaments anchored to the plasma membrane by their barbed ends. This meshwork contributes to the mechanical properties of the cell surface and probably restricts the access of cytoplasmic vesicles to the plasma membrane. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cortical Meshwork

cortical area
cortical arteries
cortical audiometry
cortical blindness
cortical bone
cortical cataract
cortical convexity
cortical deafness
cortical dysplasia
cortical epilepsy
cortical hormones
cortical implantation
cortical layer
cortical lobules of kidney
cortical meshwork (current term)
cortical nephrocalcinosis
cortical osteitis
cortical part
cortical part of middle cerebral artery
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cortical sensibility
cortical substance

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