Definition of microtrabecula in US English:

microtrabecula

noun

Biology
  • A (real or artefactual) strand of cytoplasm observed by high voltage electron microscopy and forming part of a three-dimensional network within a cell.

Origin

1970s. From micro- + trabecula. Compare microtrabecular.

Pronunciation

microtrabecula

/ˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)trəˈbɛkjʊlə/