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composed of or containing fibers.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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).
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
1. Having, consisting of, or resembling fibers.
2. Full of sinews; tough.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
(1) Referring to or characterised by fibrosis.
(2) Referring to or characterised by multiple fibres; fibre-rich.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Composed of or containing fibroblasts, and also the fibrils and fibers of connective tissue formed by such cells.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012