fibrous dysplasia of bone n.
A disorder of bone marrow maintenance in which the abnormal proliferation of fibrous tissue causes asymmetric distortion and expansion of bones.
- Fibrous goiter
fibrous goiter n. A firm hyperplasia of the thyroid and its capsule.
- Fibrous joint
fibrous joint n. See immovable joint.
- Fibrous membrane
fibrous membrane n. The outer fibrous part of the capsule of a synovial joint that may be thickened in places to form capsular ligaments.
noun 1. a root, as in most grasses, having numerous, very fine branches of approximately the same length. 2. a root system that consists of very fine branches. fibrous root (fī’brəs) Any of the roots in a system that is made up of many threadlike members of more or less equal length and is characteristic […]
- Fibrous tissue
fibrous tissue n. Tissue composed of bundles of collagenous white fibers between which are rows of connective tissue cells.