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1: one of many contractile filaments that make up a striated muscle fiber [syn: myofibril, myofibrilla, sarcostyle]
noun Etymology: New Latin myofibrilla, from my- + fibrilla fibril Date: 1898 any of the longitudinal parallel contractile elements of a muscle cell that are composed of myosin and actin • myofibrillar adjective n. any of the elongated contractile threads found in striated muscle cells.
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