Medical Definition of Fibrinoid
1. 1. Resembling fibrin. 2. A deeply or brilliantly acidophilic, homogeneous, refractile, proteinaceous material that: 1) is frequently formed in the walls of blood vessels and in connective tissue of patients with such diseases as disseminated lupus erythematosus, polyarteritis nodosa, scleroderma, dermatomyositis, and rheumatic fever; 2) is sometimes observed in healing wounds, chronic peptic ulcers, the placenta, necrotic arterioles of malignant hypertension, and other unrelated conditions. Origin: fibrin + G. Eidos, resemblance (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Fibrinoid
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1. Text-book of otology for physicians and students by Friedrich von Bezold, Fr Siebenmann (1908)
"Tubercular fibrinoid of the Middle Ear. The formation of fibrinous exudations on the outside of the tympanic membrane (otitis externa ..."
2. A Manual of general or experimental pathology for students and practitioners by Walter Sydney Lazarus-Barlow (1904)
"... maintains that it is formed largely by a ' fibrinoid' degeneration of the connective tissue lying immediately beneath the endothelial cells of the ..."
3. University of Toronto Studies by University of Toronto (1900)
"Some fibrinoid is usually considered to be derived from degenerated implantation syncytium but no such contribution can be recognized in this specimen for, ..."
4. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1899)
"fibrinoid Degeneration and the Production of the Fibrinous Exudate. Neumann's theory, that the fibrinous material produced in certain inflammations of ..."
5. Diseases of the Bronchi, Lungs and Pleura, by Friedrich Albin Hoffmann, Ottomar Rosenbach, Emanuel Aufrecht, John Herr Musser, Alfred Stengel (1902)
"Finally, the priority of the fibrinoid degeneration can be proved by the fact that the ... For these reasons the fibrinoid degeneration of the adventitia of ..."
6. Diseases of the Nares, Larynx and Trachea in Childhood by Thomas Nichol (1885)
"At other times the fibrinoid is of a dullish white color ... The difference between these varities of fibrinoid, can be readily detected with the naked eye. ..."