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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
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fim·bri·a

, pl. fimbriae (fim'brē-ă, -ē)
1. Any fringelike structure.
2. Synonym(s): pilus (2) .
[L. fringe]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

fimbria

(pl. fimbriae) or pilus (pl. pili) a short hair-like structure on the surface of BACTERIA, used for attachment.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Larval and juvenile growth of sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, as determined from otolith increments.
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Promedio concentracion Promedio fimbria concentracion promedio (mg/L)* fimbria (ambos medios) Medio (mg/L) Fimbria Mueller-Hinton 4,140 F4 3,266 (a,b) Minca 1,924 F5 2,495 (a,b) F6 1,572 (b) F41 4,029 (a) ES [[+ o -] 0,3368 ES [+ o -] 0,3368 Significacion p< 0,05 Significacion p< 0,05 CV 1768% CV 76,9% * Letras diferentes indican diferencias significativas (Duncan, 1955).
The seventh and eighth quatrains continue the poet's praise for Manolete, describing him as, "o que melhor calculava / o fluido aceiro da vida, / o que com mais precisao / rocava a morte em sua fimbria." The seventh quatrain highlights the risk the matador faces when he confronts the bull as a representation of life's "fluid firewall." The bullfighter confronts this risk with his sword, and with the poetic virtues of calculation and precision.
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The fallopian tubes are not connected to the ovaries so a few boys and girls stand between the ovaries and the entrance of the fallopian tubes and move their arms and hands in a wave-like motion to depict fimbria and to attract the ovum.