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fimbria

 [fim´bre-ah] (pl. fim´briae) (L.)
1. a fringe, border, or edge; a fringelike structure.
2. pilus (def. 2).
fimbriae of fallopian tube the numerous divergent fringelike processes on the distal part of the infundibulum of the fallopian tube; called also fimbriae of uterine tube.
fimbria hippocam´pi the band of white matter along the median edge of the ventricular surface of the hippocampus.
fimbriae of uterine tube fimbriae of fallopian tube.

fim·bri·a

, pl.

fim·bri·ae

(fim'brē-ă, -brē-ē),
1. Any fringelike structure. Synonym(s): fringe
2. Synonym(s): pilus (2)
[L. fringe]

fimbria

/fim·bria/ (fim´bre-ah) pl. fim´briae   [L.]
1. a fringe, border, or edge; a fringelike structure.
2. pilus (2).

fimbria hippocam´pi  the band of white matter along the median edge of the ventricular surface of the hippocampus.
ovarian fimbria  the longest of the processes that make up the fimbriae of uterine tube, extending along the free border of the mesosalpinx and fused to the ovary.
fimbriae of uterine tube  the numerous divergent fringelike processes on the distal part of the infundibulum of the uterine tube.

fimbria

(fĭm′brē-ə)
n. pl. fim·briae (-brē-ē′)
1. A fringelike part or structure, as at the opening of the fallopian tubes.
2. A bacterial pilus.

fim′bri·al adj.

fimbria

[fim′brē·ə]
Etymology: L, fringe
any structure that forms a border or edge or that resembles a fringe. Kinds of fimbria are fimbria hippocampi, fimbria ovarica, and fimbriae tubae terminale (spinal cord). See also pilus, def. 2.

fim·bri·a

, pl. fimbriae (fim'brē-ă, -ē)
1. Any fringelike structure.
2. Synonym(s): pilus (2) .
[L. fringe]

fimbria

(pl. fimbriae) or pilus (pl. pili) a short hair-like structure on the surface of BACTERIA, used for attachment.

fimbria

calcium-dependent, actin-binding proteins that modulate behaviour of intracellular monofilaments

fimbria

pl. fimbriae [L.]
1. a fringe, border or edge; a fringelike structure.
2. one of the minute filamentous appendages of certain bacteria; associated with antigenic properties of the cell surface. See also pilus, adhesin.

fimbria hippocampi
the band of white matter along the median edge of the ventricular surface of the hippocampus.
ovarian fimbria
occur together with the fimbriae of the uterine horn. Located in the ovulation fossa.
uterine tube fimbria
the numerous divergent fringelike processes on the distal part of the infundibulum of the uterine tube.
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