fimbriation

[fim-bree-ey-shuhn]
noun Botany, Zoology.
1.
fimbriate or fringed condition.
2.
a fringe or fringelike part.

Origin:
1860–65; < Medieval Latin fimbriātiōn- (stem of fimbriātiō). See fimbriate, -ion

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fimbriate, fimbriated or fimbrillate (ˈfɪmbrɪɪt, -ˌeɪt, ˈfɪmbrɪlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
 
adj
having a fringed margin, as some petals, antennae, etc
 
fimbriated, fimbriated or fimbrillate
 
adj
 
fimbrillate, fimbriated or fimbrillate
 
adj
 
fimbri'ation, fimbriated or fimbrillate
 
n

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The image on the left also shows prominent fimbriation.
Elongation to an oval shape and fimbriation are common.
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