Definition of Fibrous. Meaning of Fibrous. Synonyms of Fibrous

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Definition of Fibrous

Fibrous
Fibrous Fi"brous, a. [Cf. F. fibreux.] Containing, or consisting of, fibers; as, the fibrous coat of the cocoanut; the fibrous roots of grasses. -- Fi"brous*ness, n.

Meaning of Fibrous from wikipedia

- include wollastonite and palygorskite. Biological fibers, also known as fibrous proteins or protein filaments, consist largely of biologically relevant...
- In anatomy, fibrous joints are joints connected by fibrous tissue, consisting mainly of collagen. These are fixed joints where bones are united by a layer...
- of ground substance to fibrous tissue. Loose connective tissue has much more ground substance and a relative lack of fibrous tissue, while the reverse...
- Fibrous proteins or scleroproteins are one of the three main classifications of protein structure (alongside globular and membrane proteins). Fibrous...
- The fibrous cap is a layer of fibrous connective tissue, which is thicker and less cellular than the normal intima, found in atherosclerotic plaques....
- A fibrous root system is the opposite of a taproot system. It is usually formed by thin, moderately branching roots growing from the stem. A fibrous root...
- Fibrous dysplasia is a disorder where normal bone and marrow is replaced with fibrous tissue, resulting in formation of bone that is weak and prone to...
- Fibrous ankylosis is a fibrous connective tissue process which results in decreased range of motion. Symptoms present as bony ankylosis, in which osseous...
- vessels. It has two layers, an outer layer made of strong connective tissue (fibrous pericardium), and an inner layer made of serous membrane (serous pericardium)...
- dense, irregular, fibroelastic connective tissue layer extending from the fibrous capsule covering the entire liver known as Glisson's capsule. This extends...