TITLE

tenofibril

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2158
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "tenofibril" is presented. It refers to a filament in the cytoplasm of epithelial cells. It is a part of the cytoskeleton tonofibril.
ACCESSION #
21248152

 

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