fimbria

[fim-bree-uh]
noun, plural fimbriae [fim-bree-ee] .
Often, fimbriae. Botany, Zoology. a fringe or fringed border.

Origin:
1745–55; < Neo-Latin; Latin fimbriae (plural) border, fringe

fimbrial, adjective
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fimbria (ˈfɪmbrɪə)
 
n , pl -briae
anatomy a fringe or fringelike margin or border, esp at the opening of the Fallopian tubes
 
[C18: from Late Latin, from Latin fimbriae threads, shreds]
 
'fimbrial
 
adj

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fimbria fim·bri·a (fĭm'brē-ə)
n. pl. fim·bri·ae (-brē-ē')

  1. A fringelike anatomical part or structure.

  2. See pilus.


fim'bri·al adj.
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Each terminates at or near one ovary forming a structure called the fimbria.
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