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fibro-

1.
a combining form meaning “fiber,” used in the formation of compound words:
fibrolite.
Also, especially before a vowel, fibr-.
Origin
combining form representing Latin fibra fiber
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British Dictionary definitions for fibro

fibro

/ˈfaɪbrəʊ/
noun (Austral, informal)
1.
  1. short for fibrocement
  2. (as modifier): a fibro shack
2.
a house built of fibrocement

fibro-

combining form
1.
indicating fibrous tissue: fibroin, fibrosis
2.
indicating fibre: fibrocement
Word Origin
from Latin fibrafibre
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fibro in Medicine

fibro- or fibr-
pref.
Fiber, especially fibrous tissue: fibrocyst.

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