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fimbriation

[fim-bree-ey-shuh n] /ˌfɪm briˈeɪ ʃən/
noun, Botany, Zoology
1.
fimbriate or fringed condition.
2.
a fringe or fringelike part.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Medieval Latin fimbriātiōn- (stem of fimbriātiō). See fimbriate, -ion
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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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