cytokeratin filaments -->
keratin filaments
medical dictionary

A class of intermediate filament's that form a network within epithelial cells and anchor to desmosomes, thus imparting tensile strength to the tissue.

Synonyms: cytokeratin filaments.

(05 Mar 2000)

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