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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