fimbriation


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fim·bri·ate

 (fĭm′brē-ĭt, -āt′) also fim·bri·at·ed (-ā′tĭd)
adj.
Having fimbriae; fringed, as the edge of a petal or the opening of a duct.

[Latin fimbriātus, from fimbriae, fringe.]

fim′bri·a′tion n.

fimbriation

1. the process of decorating with a fringe.
2. such decoration.
See also: Ornamentation
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1A, B) slender and cirriform or short and papilliform (might be retractile); remaining ones more stout and tapering to a short tip, somewhat longer than postchaetal lobe, bearing two dark glandular ridges but lacking fimbriation (Fig.