Fibro



1.
a combining form meaning “fiber,” used in the formation of compound words:
fibrolite.
/ˈfaɪbrəʊ/
noun (Austral, informal)
1.

2.
a house built of fibrocement
combining form
1.
indicating fibrous tissue: fibroin, fibrosis
2.
indicating fibre: fibrocement

fibro- or fibr-
pref.
Fiber, especially fibrous tissue: fibrocyst.

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    [fahy-broh-ad-n-oh-muh] /ˌfaɪ broʊˌæd nˈoʊ mə/ noun, plural fibroadenomas, fibroadenomata [fahy-broh-ad-n-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌfaɪ broʊˌæd nˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA) 1. a benign tumor originating from glandular tissue, as in the female breast. fibroadenoma fi·bro·ad·e·no·ma (fī’brō-ād’n-ō’mə) n. A benign tumor usually in breast tissue, derived from glandular epithelium and composed of dense epithelial and fibroblastic tissue. Also called […]



  • Fibroadipose

    fibroadipose fi·bro·ad·i·pose (fī’brō-ād’ə-pōs’) adj. Relating to or containing both fibrous and fatty structures.

  • Fibroareolar

    fibroareolar fi·bro·a·re·o·lar (fī’brō-ə-rē’ə-lər) adj. Of or relating to connective tissue that is both fibrous and areolar.



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