myoneme


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myoneme

[′mī·ə‚nēm]
(invertebrate zoology)
A contractile fibril in a protozoan. Also known as myofibril.
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Infraciliature and myoneme system of Campanella umbellaria (Protozoa, Ciliphora, Peritrichida).
The myonemes are the fiber system within the cell body that are bundled together to form the spasmoneme, the stalk's contractile organelle (Faure-Fremiet et al.
At the light microscopy level, two contractile organelles, the myonemes and spasmoneme, are detected by both antibodies (Fig.