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Anatomy Term: myofibril
XAO ID: 0005311
Synonyms: striated muscle fibre
Definition: "The contractile element of skeletal and cardiac muscle; a long, highly organized bundle of actin, myosin, and other proteins that contracts by a sliding filament mechanism."
Stage Range: NF stage 28 to death
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Parent(s): cell part (is_a) skeletal muscle (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY