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fibrilla

[fahy-bril-uh, fi-] /faɪˈbrɪl ə, fɪ-/
noun, plural fibrillae
[fahy-bril-ee, fi-] /faɪˈbrɪl i, fɪ-/ (Show IPA)
1.
a fibril.
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fibril

/ˈfaɪbrɪl/
noun (pl) -brils, -brillae (-ˈbrɪliː)
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
Derived Forms
fibrilar, fibrillar, fibrillose, adjective
fibrilliform, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin fibrilla a little fibre
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