Associations to the word «Fibrous»

Wiktionary

FIBROUS, adjective. Of or pertaining to fibre.
FIBROUS DYSPLASIA, noun. (medicine) The replacement of an area of bone by fibrous tissue; often linked with premature sexual development as part of a syndrome

Dictionary definition

FIBROUS, adjective. Having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute.
FIBROUS, adjective. (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew.

Wise words

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