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.
fibroidectomy fi·broid·ec·to·my (fī’broi-děk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of a fibroid tumor.
- Fibroid induration
fibroid induration n. See cirrhosis.
[fahy-broh-in] /ˈfaɪ broʊ ɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. an indigestible protein that is a principal component of spider webs and silk. /ˈfaɪbrəʊɪn/ noun 1. a tough elastic protein that is the principal component of spiders’ webs and raw silk