white fiber

white fi·ber

1. white mammalian muscle fibers; greater in diameter than red fibers they have less myoglobin, sarcoplasm, and mitochondria, and contract more quickly;
2. Synonym(s): collagen fiber

white fi·ber

(wīt fī'bĕr)
1. White mammalian muscle fibers; larger in diameter than red fibers, they have less myoglobin, sarcoplasm, and mitochondria, and contract more quickly.
2. Synonym(s): collagen fiber.
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We have a wide range of products in such categories as gluten-free, organic, vegetable, white fiber and plus-protein.
The white fiber tracts in the brain are divided into three groups: association fibers that connect different cortical regions within the same hemisphere as the U-shape fibers, or arched fibers; commissural fibers that are responsible for the connection of the two hemispheres, for instance, the corpus callosum and the anterior commissure; and finally, projection fibers that establish connection between cortical and other CNS structures at different levels, such as the basal ganglia, brain stem and spinal cord, as well as other distant cortical regions (4).
This might or might not have an impact on carding," she says, noting that another advantage of using recycled cotton is the assurance that no dark colored fibers find their way into a bale of white fiber - an issue that a user doesn't have with virgin fiber.
This might or might not have an impact on carding/' she says, noting that another advantage of using recycled cotton is the assurance that no dark colored fibers find their way into a bale of white fiber - an issue that a user doesn't have with virgin fiber.
1975) found that Charolais and Angus steers had similar [beta] red and [alpha] red fiber sizes, whereas [alpha] white fiber size was larger for Charolais.
I got to keep a piece of wool," she said, holding up a 2-inch clump of white fiber.
For the 'green fashion' contest, the participating students can take up to a month to create the design and stitch the dress using the special fabric made from a pure white fiber called Han-Ji that is obtained from a Korean tree called Dak --believed to have a lifespan of up to 1,000 years.
A plain, dingy white fiber sitting in a New Orleans laboratory holds great promise.
Our commitment to innovative product design has garnered an extensive line of high-performance pulping, screening, cleaning and deinking equipment for brown and white fiber recycling and approach flow systems.
MSS has created optical systems to separate glass by color; to separate plastics by resin type; and to separate colored from white fiber streams.
The frangible outer layer of the target breaks away only in the immediate area of the bullet's impact and the white fiber backing stands out very well against the brightly colored surface.
So Hae is working with airlines to get them to give up their signature colors and switch to uniform, white fiber cases.