Axial filament



axial filament

axial filament n.
The central filament of a flagellum or cilium. Also called axoneme.
Historical Examples

Usually the axial filament is connected with the thin wall of the tube by numerous horizontal branches.
Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, Second Part: Subclass Osculosa; Index Ernst Haeckel

They contain also an axial filament, as a direct internal prolongation of that of the external radial spine.
Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, Second Part: Subclass Osculosa; Index Ernst Haeckel

The tail is in three parts with an axial filament throughout, which is a bundle of extremely minute fibrils.
The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation Austin O’Malley

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