Fimbria



[fim-bree-uh] /ˈfɪm bri ə/

noun, plural fimbriae
[fim-bree-ee] /ˈfɪm briˌi/ (Show IPA)
1.
Often, fimbriae. Botany, Zoology. a fringe or fringed border.
/ˈfɪmbrɪə/
noun (pl) -briae (-brɪˌiː)
1.
(anatomy) a fringe or fringelike margin or border, esp at the opening of the Fallopian tubes
n.

Latin, literally “fringe, border, shred.”

fimbria fim·bri·a (fĭm’brē-ə)
n. pl. fim·bri·ae (-brē-ē’)

fim’bri·al adj.

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