Tonofibril

Tonofibrils are cytoplasmic protein structures in epithelial tissues that converge at desmosomes and hemidesmosomes. Tonofilaments are also associated with desmosomes (macula adherens), anchoring them to the cytoskeleton. ==Composition== They are made of keratin (a type of intermediate filament in the cytoskeleton) tonofilaments. Tonofilaments are...
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tonofibril

(ton┬┤o-fi″bril) one of the fine fibrils in epithelial cells, thought to give a supporting framework to the cell.
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tonofibril

One of a system of fibres found in the cytoplasm of epithelial cells. ... See: cytoskeleton. ... Synonym: epitheliofibril, tenofibril. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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tonofibril

tonofibril 1. A thin fibril made up of tonofilaments. 2. One of a system of fibers found in the cytoplasm of epithelial cells. 3. A bundle of fine filaments (tonofilaments) in certain cells, especially epithelial cells, the individual strands of which transverse the cytoplasm in all directions and extend into the cell processes to converge and in...
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tonofibril

Type: Term Pronunciation: ton′ō-fī′bril Definitions: 1. One of a system of fibers found in the cytoplasm of epithelial cells. Synonyms: epitheliofibril, tenofibril See: cytoskeleton, tonofilament
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