Fibrillate



[fahy-bruh-leyt, fib-ruh-] /ˈfaɪ brəˌleɪt, ˈfɪb rə-/

verb (used with object), fibrillated, fibrillating.
1.
to cause to undergo .
verb (used without object), fibrillated, fibrillating.
2.
to undergo .
v.

c.1840, from fibrilla (see fibril) + -ate (2). Related: Fibrillated; fibrillating.

fibrillate fib·ril·late (fĭb’rə-lāt’, fī’brə-)
v. fib·ril·lat·ed, fib·ril·lat·ing, fib·ril·lates

adj.
Being fibrillated.

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