fibro

fibro-

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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fibro (ˈfaɪbrəʊ)
 
n
1.  a.  short for fibrocement
 b.  (as modifier): a fibro shack
2.  a house built of fibrocement

fibro-
 
combining form
1.  indicating fibrous tissue: fibroin; fibrosis
2.  indicating fibre: fibrocement
 
[from Latin fibrafibre]

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

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