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fimbriated

Line breaks: fim|bri¦ated
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪmbrɪeɪtɪd
 
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(also fimbriate)

Definition of fimbriated in English:

adjective

1 Biology Having a fringe or border of hair-like or finger-like projections.
Example sentences
  • Quite often, the tube has from one to three fringed accessory openings that may lie close to the fimbriated end or at some distance along the tube.
  • The most common hymenal configurations are crescentic, annular, cuff-like, septate and fimbriated.
  • Pyelonephritis is most often caused by P fimbriated E. coli.
2 Heraldry Having a narrow border, typically of a specified tincture.

Origin

late 15th century (in sense 2): from Latin fimbriatus (from fimbria 'fringe') + -ed1.

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