filamentlike


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Synonyms for filamentlike

thin in diameter

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Ebola viruses are known as filoviruses for their long, filamentlike appearance under a microscope.
The extracellular matrix (ECM), a filamentlike structure on the surface of the cell, is crucial for proper adhesion, migration, and differentiation of neurons in the developing CNS.
On the one hand, in the two-dimensional works--on canvas and on paper--the artist investigated physiological elements from the living world, representing them on large surfaces: enormous human skulls, seen as if through x-rays sometimes with sutures between the bones that reinforced the alienating effect, sometimes with the vascular system highlighted by a tangle of brightly colored filamentlike marks.