follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

fibrinoid

[fahy-bruh-noid, fib-ruh-] /ˈfaɪ brəˌnɔɪd, ˈfɪb rə-/
adjective
1.
having the characteristics of fibrin.
noun
2.
an acellular homogenous protein resembling fibrin, present in the maturing placenta and in certain diseased blood vessels and connective tissues.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; fibrin + -oid
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
fibrinoid in Medicine

fibrinoid fi·bri·noid (fī'brə-noid', fĭb'rə-)
adj.
Of or resembling fibrin. n.
A homogenous acellular material that resembles fibrin and is found in the placenta, forms in connective tissue and in the walls of blood vessels in certain diseases, and is sometimes observed in healing wounds and malignant hypertension.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for fibrinoid

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for fibrinoid

0
17
Scrabble Words With Friends