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Synonyms for fiber

a very fine continuous strand

a distinctive, complex underlying pattern or structure

moral or ethical strength

Synonyms for fiber

coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients

any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)

the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions

a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

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The same colonization by adrenal or cholinergic fibers has also been shown for other skeletal muscles in other animal species.
In the study, the investigators measured the density of cholinergic fibers that link neurons in untreated older monkeys and in aged monkeys who received transplants of genetically-altered brain cells.
Cholinergic fibers supplying C cells of the thyroid have been identified in chickens, but their existence in humans has yet to be described.