Filament - in Biology

In Biology

  • Myofilament
  • Protein filament, a long chain of protein subunits, such as those found in hair, muscle, or in flagella
  • Part of a stamen, the male part of a flower
  • A chain of cells connected end-to-end
  • Hypha, a thread-like cell in fungi and Actinobacteria
  • Filamentation, an elongation of individual bacterial cells
  • Fine root hair on plants, natural fibers on plants, and other hair-like growths on plants

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