fimbria

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(fim′brē-ă )

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pl. fimbriae [L. fimbria, a fringe]

1. Any structure resembling a fringe or border, such as those in the fallopian tubes.
2. In microbiology, a pilus.
SEE: pilus (2)

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(fim′brē-ă )

(fim′brē-ē″)
(fim′brē-ī″)
pl. fimbriae [L. fimbria, a fringe]

1. Any structure resembling a fringe or border, such as those in the fallopian tubes.
2. In microbiology, a pilus.
SEE: pilus (2)

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