Definition of Fibers

1. Noun. (plural of fiber) ¹

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Definition of Fibers

1. fiber [n] - See also: fiber

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibers

fibers (current term)
fibrae arcuatae cerebri
fibrae arcuatae externae
fibrae arcuatae internae
fibrae circulares
fibrae corticonucleares
fibrae corticopontinae
fibrae corticoreticulares
fibrae corticospinales
fibrae dentatorubrales

Literary usage of Fibers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Psychology: General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1907)
"The fibers represented in this figure are the association fibers connecting ... From Edinger. across the cerebrum and exhibit these various types of fibers. ..."

2. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"Under normal conditions the afferent fibers are stimulated only at their endings in the peripheral tissues, in the skin, the mucous membranes, ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1903)
"In a third series a lesion was made by cutting downward and outward through the Hoor of the fourth ventricle, dividing both the dorsad and ventrad fibers of ..."

4. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1905)
"The existence of definite efferent vasodilator fibers in the nerve trunks ... He has shown that the fibers. involved are sensory fibers from the limbs and ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1916)
"The middle zone is estimated to contain 2306 fibers. There is an increase of 1.5 per cent of the proximal number as we pass from the proximal to the distal ..."

6. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Lesions of the Motor Projection fibers in the Centrum semi-ovale Lesions of ... Owing to the fanlike convergence of the motor fibers as they run from the ..."

7. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1892)
"Nerve cells and fibers are in reality but parts of the same structure; ... There is a relation between the size of the cells and that of the fibers, ..."

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