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fibrous

 [fi´brus]
composed of or containing fibers.

fi·brous

(fī'brŭs),
Containing, consisting or resembling fibers; the portion of a bilaminar membrane that provides strength due to its collagen fiber content (the other portion being serous).
Synonym(s): fibrosa

fibrous

/fi·brous/ (fi´brus) composed of or containing fibers.

fibrous

(fī′brəs)
adj.
1. Having, consisting of, or resembling fibers.
2. Full of sinews; tough.

fi′brous·ly adv.
fi′brous·ness n.

fibrous

[fī′brəs]
Etymology: L, fibra, fiber
consisting mainly of fibers or fiber-containing materials, such as fibrous connective tissue. See also fibrosis.

fibrous

adjective
(1) Referring to or characterised by fibrosis.
(2) Referring to or characterised by multiple fibres; fibre-rich.

fi·brous

(fī'brŭs)
Composed of or containing fibroblasts, and also the fibrils and fibers of connective tissue formed by such cells.

fibrous

composed of or containing fibers.

fibrous bone
cardiac fibrous skeleton
includes a ring around each of the atrioventricular valves and each of the great arteries leaving the heart; between the rings are the right and left fibrous trigones.
fibrous dysplasia
localized overgrowth of fibrous tissue in bone.
fibrous feeds
feeds high in fiber, cellulose and lignin.
fibrous growth plates
growth plates composed of fibrocartilage such as that for the tibial tubercle.
fibrous histiocytoma
see malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
fibrous hyperplasia
indistinguishable clinically from fibromatous epulis.
fibrous joint
1. a joint whose bony elements are united with fibrous tissue. See suture (1), syndesmosis.
2. stiffness in a joint due to fibrous tissue reaction in the joint capsule and other supporting structures.
fibrous osteodystrophy
fibrous rings
bands of fibrous tissue surrounding the semilunar valves of the aorta and pulmonary artery and the atrioventricular valves.
fibrous tissue
the common connective tissue of the body, composed of yellow or white parallel elastic and collagen fibers.
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Fibrous pseudotumours are often positive for vimentin, smooth muscle actin and muscle-specific actin, and negative for S-100, keratin and desmin.
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH), also known as pleomorphic undifferentiated sarcoma not otherwise specified (NOS), originates in the interstitial cells that differentiate fibroblasts and histiocytes.
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The objective of the study was, therefore, to determine the effect of feeding the fibrous diet on growth performance and aggressive behaviours of grouped growing pigs.
Previous studies in our laboratory have attempted to quantify the fibrous tissue components associated with the tissue-implant response used in drug delivery applications.
We all know fibrous casing as one of the most versatile casing for various types of applications due to its high mechanical strength, excellent shrink/stretch properties and smoking capabilities.
4 The fibrous plug hardens to become a scab, which falls off when new skin growth is complete, although a scar may remain.
Takeuchi, Yamamoto, and Kishimoto developed new polypropylene composites with improved flexural strength and impact resistance by blending fibrous inorganic filler with polypropylene.
Occasionally, malignant fibrous tumor of the pleura can be confused with synovial sarcomas, other sarcomas, and mesothelioma.
They cover basic properties of single fibers and fibrous assemblies, pores in fibrous assemblies, arrangements of fibers--fiber orientation, fiber-to-fiber contacts, the compression behavior of fibrous assemblies, and the mechanics of parallel and non-parallel fiber bundles.
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