fibril

Definitions of fibril
  1. noun
    a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
    synonyms: filament, strand
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    barb
    one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather
    cobweb, gossamer
    filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
    chromatid
    one of two identical strands into which a chromosome splits during mitosis
    myofibril, myofibrilla, sarcostyle
    one of many contractile filaments that make up a striated muscle fiber
    rhizoid
    any of various slender filaments that function as roots in mosses and ferns and fungi etc
    hypha
    any of the threadlike filaments forming the mycelium of a fungus
    paraphysis
    a sterile simple or branched filament or hair borne among sporangia; may be pointed or clubbed
    conidiophore
    a specialized fungal hypha that produces conidia
    Rhizopus stolonifer, leak fungus, ring rot fungus
    fungus causing soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables and rings of dry rot around roots of sweet potatoes
    rhizomorph
    a dense mass of hyphae forming a root-like structure characteristic of many fungi
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    fiber, fibre
    a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
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