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Cytoskeleton

Introduction: Cytoskeleton

Description of Cytoskeleton

Cytoskeleton: a microscopic network of actin filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm of many living cells that gives the cell shape and coherence.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Cytoskeleton: network of protein filaments and microtubules in the cytoplasm that controls cell shape, maintains intracellular organization, and is involved in cell movement.
Source: CRISP

Cytoskeleton: The network of filaments, tubules, and interconnecting filamentous bridges which give shape, structure, and organization to the cytoplasm.
Source: MeSH 2007

Cytoskeleton: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Cytoskeleton:

Terms associated with Cytoskeleton:

Terms Similar to Cytoskeleton:

  • Cytoplasmic Filaments
  • Cytoskeletal Filaments
  • Microtrabecular Lattice

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

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More specific terms for Cytoskeleton:

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Broader terms for Cytoskeleton

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Cytoskeleton can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Cytoskeleton:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Cytoskeleton

The following list attempts to classify Cytoskeleton into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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