Adjective "neurofibrillary" definition and examples

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'It forms the neurofibrillary tangles of Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy, frontotemporal dementia, corticobasal degeneration, postencephalitic parkinsonism, and a handful of others.'
  2. 'Similarly, the amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles that characterise Alzheimer's disease may be found at autopsy in people aged 70 years and above even if there was no clinical evidence of dementia.'

Definitions

1. a fibril of a nerve cell.

More examples(as adjective)

"tangles can be neurofibrillary."

Origin

(neurofibril)