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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

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

fi′brous·ly adv.
fi′brous·ness n.

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.
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Prediction of gut capacity of weaner and finishing pigs using physicochemical measurements of bulkiness of fibrous feeds. MSc Thesis, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
However, if the adaptability to utilising fibrous feeds observed in mature Nguni animals is genetic, it is likely to be observable in calves (Mapekula, 2009).
Three fibrous feed resources varying in total and proportional soluble and insoluble fiber content as well as in vitro stimulation of hindgut fermentation (Table 1) were selected for the current in vivo evaluation, i.e.