fibro-


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fibro-

or fibr-
pref.
Fiber, especially fibrous tissue: fibroma.

[From Latin fibra, fiber.]

fibro-

combining form
1. (Biology) indicating fibrous tissue: fibroin; fibrosis.
2. indicating fibre: fibrocement.
[from Latin fibra fibre]

fibro-

a combining form meaning “fiber”: fibrolite.
[Latin fibra fiber]
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