1. actin

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


  • actomyosin


  • ἀκτίς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Actin

  • acton

Sentences with actin

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

Quotes about actin

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