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fibrous

[fahy-bruh s] /ˈfaɪ brəs/
adjective
1.
containing, consisting of, or resembling fibers.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; fibr- + -ous
Related forms
fibrously, adverb
fibrousness, noun
interfibrous, adjective
multifibrous, adjective
nonfibrous, adjective
subfibrous, adjective
unfibrous, adjective
unfibrously, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for interfibrous

fibrous

/ˈfaɪbrəs/
adjective
1.
consisting of, containing, or resembling fibres fibrous tissue
Derived Forms
fibrously, adverb
fibrousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for interfibrous
fibrous
1620s, from Mod.L. fibrosus, from L. fibra (see fiber).
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interfibrous in Medicine

fibrous fi·brous (fī'brəs)
adj.
Composed of or characterized by fibroblasts, fibrils, or connective tissue fibers.

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