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myoneme

Pronunciation: mi'o-nem

Definition:

  1. A muscle fibril.
  2. One of the contractile fibrils of certain protozoans; thought to function in an analogous fashion to metazoan muscle fibers.

[myo- + G. nema, thread]

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