Definition of Fibrillar

1. a. Of or pertaining to fibrils or fibers; as, fibrillar twitchings.

Definition of Fibrillar

1. Adjective. (not comparable) of or pertaining to fibrils ¹

2. Adjective. having the characteristics of fibrils ¹

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Definition of Fibrillar

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Fibrillar

1. 1. Relating to a fibril. 2. Denoting the fine rapid contractions or twitchings of fibres or of small groups of fibres in skeletal or cardiac muscle. Synonym: filar. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibrillar

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

Literary usage of Fibrillar

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1. A Text-book of physiology for medical students and physicians by William Henry Howell (1913)
"fibrillar Contractions.—The arrest of the ventricles in the xperiments just described followed immediately or within a short eriod, and the ventricles went ..."

2. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1905)
"fibrillar Contractions.—The arrest of the ventricles in the experiments just described ... The cause of the sudden change from co-ordinated to fibrillar ..."

3. A Text-book of Histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1906)
"I. fibrillar Connective Tissue. fibrillar connect ire /issue, also known as ... The elements of fibrillar tissue may be classified as follows: i- Cells ..."

4. Investigations on Microscopic Foams and on Protoplasm: Experiments by Otto i. e. Johann Adam Otto Bütschli, Edward Alfred Minchin (1894)
"The Theory of tlie fibrillar Structure of Protoplasm IN opposition to the theory ... The assumption of a fibrillar structure in protoplasm obtained the most ..."

5. ... The Cell in Development and Inheritance by Edmund Beecher Wilson (1906)
"The same general conception of the aster is adopted by most of those who accept the fibrillar or reticular theory of protoplasm, the astral rays and ..."

6. A Text-book of Biology for Students in General, Medical and Technical Courses by William Martin Smallwood (1918)
"fibrillar Theory.—The adherents to this theory claim that a distinct mesh- ... For some cells and for certain phases of cell activity the fibrillar theory ..."

7. Clinical lectures on mental diseases by Sir Thomas Smith Clouston, Charles Follen Folsom (1884)
"The disease, for convenience sake, has been divided into three stage*, the first of which is that of fibrillar tremblings and slight incoordination of the ..."

8. An Elementary Treatise on Diseases of the Skin: For the Use of Students and by Henry Granger Piffard (1876)
"... and endow it with strength derived from the white, and elasticity from the yellow fibres. Fig. 1. Fig. 1—fibrillar connective tissue (STRICKER). Fig. ..."

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