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fibril or fibrilla (ˈfaɪbrɪl, faɪˈbrɪlə, fɪ-)
n , pl -brils, -brillae
1.  a small fibre or part of a fibre
2.  biology a threadlike structure, such as a root hair or a thread of muscle tissue
[C17: from New Latin fibrilla a little fibre]
fibrilla or fibrilla (ˈfaɪbrɪl, faɪˈbrɪlə, fɪ-, -ˈbrɪliː)
[C17: from New Latin fibrilla a little fibre]
'fibrilar or fibrilla
fi'brillar or fibrilla
fi'brillose or fibrilla
fi'brilliform or fibrilla

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