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1. actin

noun. ['ˈæktən'] one of the proteins into which actomyosin can be split; can exist in either a globular or a fibrous form.

Synonyms

  • actomyosin

Etymology

  • ἀκτίς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Actin

  • acton

Example sentences of the word actin


1. Noun, singular or mass
These fibers, made up of myosin and actin, are positioned just inside the cell membrane.

Quotes containing the word actin


1. To be evenminded is the greatest virtue.Wisdom is to speakthe truth and actin keeping with its nature.
- Heraclitus, Fragments

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