Medical Definition of Retraction fibre

1. Thin projections from crawling cells associated with areas where the cell body is becoming detached from the substratum, but focal adhesions persist. Usually contain a bundle of microfilaments that are under tension. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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