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fi·brous

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

fi′brous·ly adv.
fi′brous·ness n.
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fibrous

(ˈfaɪbrəs)
adj
consisting of, containing, or resembling fibres: fibrous tissue.
ˈfibrously adv
ˈfibrousness n
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fi•brous

(ˈfaɪ brəs)

adj.
containing, consisting of, or resembling fibers.
[1620–30]
fi′brous•ly, adv.
fi′brous•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fibrous - having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
tough - resistant to cutting or chewing
2.fibrous - (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
tough - resistant to cutting or chewing
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Translations
ليفي، ذو ألياف
vláknitý
fiber-fiberagtig
rostos
trefja-, trefjóttur
lifli

fibrous

[ˈfaɪbrəs] ADJfibroso
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fibrous

[ˈfaɪbrəs] adj [object, substance] → fibreux/euse
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fibrous

adjfaserig
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fibrous

[ˈfaɪbrəs] adjfibroso/a
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fibre

(American) fiber (ˈfaibə) noun
1. a fine thread or something like a thread. a nerve fibre.
2. a material made up of fibres. coconut fibre.
3. character. A girl of strong moral fibre.
ˈfibrous adjective
ˈfibreglass noun, adjective
1. (of) very fine threadlike pieces of glass, used for insulation, in materials etc. fibreglass curtains.
2. (of) a plastic material reinforced with such glass, used for many purposes eg building boats.
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fi·brous

a. fibroso-a.
1. rel. a la fibrina;
2. estructura en forma de hilo;
___ ankylosisanquilosis ___;
___ cortical defectdefecto cortical ___;
___ degenerationdegeneración ___;
___ goiterbocio ___;
___ jointarticulación ___;
___ tissuetejido ___;
___ tuberculetubérculo ___.
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References in periodicals archive ?
bone reconstruction and bone plastic construction and other changes, which may eventually lead to the formation of fibrous bone retention and osseointegration (Shah et al., 2016; Buser et al., 2017; Liu et al., 2017).
FD is characterized by the development of fibrous bone lesions that replace normal skeletal structures.
Some investigators reported the successful formation of lamellar bone in vivo by inducing human DPSCs to synthesize bone tissue in vitro and then transplanting it subcutaneously into mice, without needing of a scaffold support as the transplanted fibrous bone was an already formed hard tissue [48, 49].