Skip to Content
Medical Term:

synemin

Pronunciation: sin'e-min

Definition: A 230-kD intermediate filament-associated protein that binds desmin into a three-dimensional intracellular lattice of cytoskeletal elements.

[G. synemon, joined together, fr. syniemi, to join, + -in]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide