Medical Definition of Spasmoneme

1. Contractile organelle found in Vorticella and related ciliate protozoans. Capable of shortening faster than any actin myosin system and of expanding actively. See: spasmin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Spasmoneme

spasmodic stricture
spasmodic tic
spasmodic torticollis
spasmodical
spasmodically
spasmogen
spasmogenic
spasmogenically
spasmogens
spasmoid
spasmology
spasmolygmus
spasmolysis
spasmolytic
spasmolytics
spasmoneme (current term)
spasmophilia
spasmophilic
spasmophilic diathesis
spasms
spasmus
spasmus caninus
spasmus coordinatus
spasmus glottidis
spasmus nictitans
spasmus nutans
spastastic
spastic
spastic abasia
spastic anaemia

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