Medical Definition of Actin filament

1. One of the contractile elements in muscular fibres and other cells; in skeletal muscle, the actin filament's are about 5 nm wide and 100 um long, and attach to the transverse Z filament's. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actin Filament

actelyglucosamines
acteme
acteons
acter
acters
actest
acteth
actially
actigraph
actigraphs
actigraphy
actihaemyl
actin
actin-
actin N-acetylaminopeptidase
actin filament (current term)
actin kinase
actinal
actinally
actinaria
actineon
acting
acting(a)
acting out
acting scrum-half
acting scrum-halves
acting up
actings
actinia
actiniae

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