Definition of Filaments. Meaning of Filaments. Synonyms of Filaments

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Definition of Filaments

Filament
Filament Fil"a*ment, n. [F. filament, fr. L. filum thread. See File a row.] A thread or threadlike object or appendage; a fiber; esp. (Bot.), the threadlike part of the stamen supporting the anther.

Meaning of Filaments from wikipedia

- against the disc of the sun Myofilament, filaments of myofibrils constructed from proteins Protein filament, a long chain of protein subunits, such as...
- yellow to off-white hair-like strand when expressed from the skin. These filaments are naturally occurring, and are especially prominent on the nose.: 64 ...
- In cosmology, galaxy filaments (subtypes: supercluster complexes, galaxy walls, and galaxy sheets) are the largest known structures in the universe, consisting...
- microfilaments (actin) and wider myosin filaments found in muscle cells, the diameter of intermediate filaments is now commonly compared to actin microfilaments...
- carbon filaments which reduced breakage and allowed them to be molded into novel shapes, such as the characteristic "M" shape of Maxim filaments. On 17...
- or other stressors, filamentation occurs at a low frequency in bacterial po****tions (4-8% short filaments and 0-5% long filaments in 1- to 8-hour cultures)...
- subunit of two types of filaments in cells: microfilaments, one of the three major components of the cytoskeleton, and thin filaments, part of the contractile...
- kinds of cytoskeletal filaments: microfilaments, microtubules, and intermediate filaments. In neurons the intermediate filaments are known as neurofilaments...
- Microfilaments, also called actin filaments, are protein filaments in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells that form part of the cytoskeleton. They are primarily...
- produces its light using LED filaments, which are series-connected strings of diodes that resemble in appearance the filaments of incandescent light bulbs...