microtubule definition

  • noun:
    • Any of the proteinaceous cylindrical hollow structures that are distributed through the entire cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells, supplying structural support and helping in mobile locomotion and transport.
    • tiny tubes made from necessary protein and discovered in cells; part of the cytoskeleton.
    • a microscopically tiny tubule

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