fibrillate


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fi·bril·late

(fi'bri-lāt),
1. To make or to become fibrillar.
2. Synonym(s): fibrillated
3. To be in a state of fibrillation (3).

fibrillate

(fĭb′rə-lāt′, fī′brə-)
intr. & tr.v. fibril·lated, fibril·lating, fibril·lates
To undergo or cause to undergo fibrillation.

fi·bril·late

(fī'bri-lāt)
1. To make or to become fibrillar.
2. Synonym(s): fibrillated.
3. To be in a state of fibrillation (3).
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The tendency for the new TFE/HFP fluoroplastic micropowder, MP1500, to fibrillate is reduced significantly in a manner not totally understood.
Although the PTFE is added as a powder, the shear developed during compounding into an elastomer fibrillates the powder into a continuous network of nodes and fibers.
LCP, as a dispersed phase, could not fibrillate in the matrix if the interaction on the interface between the two phases is strong enough (9-10).
The usual mechanism of SCA is when the heart's built-in electrical system malfunctions causing the ventricles to quiver or fibrillate.