Definition of Fibrilla

1. n. A minute thread or fiber, as one of the fibrous elements of a muscular fiber; a fibril.

Definition of Fibrilla

1. a fibril [n -LAE] - See also: fibril

Medical Definition of Fibrilla

1. A minute thread of fibre, as one of the fibrous elements of a muscular fibre; a fibril. Origin: NL. See Fibril. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibrilla

fibreoptic endoscope
fibres of lens
fibrilla (current term)
fibrillar baskets
fibrillar centre
fibrillar region
fibrillary astrocytoma
fibrillary chorea
fibrillary contractions
fibrillary neuroma
fibrillary waves

Literary usage of Fibrilla

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1. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"The fibrilla; of coagulated fibrin. T., mus, oí heart. .... Plural at fibrilla. In Botany, the thread-like filaments of roots. Fibril lar. ..."

2. The Microscopic anatomy of the human body, in health and disease ... v.2 by Arthur Hill Hassall (1855)
"Structure of the Striped Muscular fibrilla. At page 358, doubts were expressed as to the correctness of the view entertained by Drs. Carpenter and Sharpey, ..."

3. A Biennial Retrospect of Medicine, Surgery and Their Allied Sciences by New Sydenham Society (1875)
"To these bodies he gives the name of "brush-cells." In this case, like the other, the interwoven fibrilla e gave the appearance of an intercellular ..."

4. Design in Nature: Illustrated by Spiral and Other Arrangements in the by James Bell Pettigrew (1908)
"If a fibrilla of a living, striated, voluntary muscle be examined under the microscope it will be seen that the more or less square, cube-shaped ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1875)
"The term fibrilla, as applied to muscle, is not used by all anatomical ... But when a single fibrilla is isolated, and examined by an immersion lens, ..."

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