fibrofolliculoma fi·bro·fol·lic·u·lo·ma (fī’brō-fə-lĭk’yə-lō’mə)
A neoplastic proliferation of the fibrous sheath of the hair follicle, with solid extensions of the epithelium of the follicular infundibulum.
[fahy-broid] /ˈfaɪ brɔɪd/ adjective 1. resembling fiber or fibrous tissue. 2. composed of fibers, as a tumor. noun 3. . 4. . /ˈfaɪbrɔɪd/ adjective 1. (anatomy) (of structures or tissues) containing or resembling fibres noun 2. a benign tumour, composed of fibrous and muscular tissue, occurring in the wall of the uterus and often causing […]
- Fibroid adenoma
fibroid adenoma n. See fibroadenoma.
- Fibroid cataract
fibroid cataract n. A sclerotic hardening of the lenticular capsule, following exudative iridocyclitis. Also called fibrinous cataract.
- Fibroid degeneration
fibroid degeneration or fibrous degeneration n. A form of degeneration in which fibrous tissue forms or replaces other tissues.