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Synonyms for fibrous

having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute


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(of meat) full of sinews

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Zayas developed the massive tumor that almost covered his face after suffering from a rare disease called polyostotic fibrous dysplasia - a genetic disorder in which fibrous tissue begins to replace the bone in the body.
sorting and conditioning of fibrous materials (papers, newspapers, cartons, magazines) - transfer of refuse sorting to the energy recovery center located at La Tronche on the Athanor site.
5 cm x 3 cm) lesion, which was isointense on T1 and T2-weighted images involving left sphenoid bone with involvement of left orbit causing compression of Optic Nerve and showing peripheral enhancement, which was suggestive of fibrous dysplasia of left sphenoid bone.
A solitary fibrous tumour (SFT) is a rare mesenchymal tumour that frequently originates in the mesothelium-covered surfaces, such as the pleura and peritoneum.
An absorbent member comprising a unitary wetlaid absorbent fibrous layer comprising cellulose fibers, said absorbent layer having a first surface, a second surface, a length extending in an X-direction, a width extending in a Y-direction, and a Z-direction thickness, wherein the thickness of the absorbent fibrous layer can be divided into a range of distances measured through its thickness from 0% at its first surface to 100% of the distance through its thickness at its second surface, wherein said cellulose fibers are distributed throughout the thickness of said absorbent fibrous layer, and the length and width of the absorbent fibrous layer define an area, wherein at least a 72x7.
Fibrous dysplasia is a bone development anomaly characterized by hamartoma proliferation of fibrous tissue within the medullary bone, with secondary bony metaplasia, producing immature, newly formed and weakly calcified bone, without maturation of the osteoblast which appears radiolucent on radiographs, with the classically described ground-glass appearance.
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a bone disorder in which fibrous tissue replaces normal bone.
Fibrous dysplasia is a non inherited skeletal disorder in which bone-forming cells fail to mature and produce too much fibrous or connective tissue.
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) of bone is a rare disease often associated with severe clinical outcome, including bone pain, deformities, and fractures.
Because of this histologic heterogeneity, this tumor can be mistaken for a variety of lesions with potentially overlapping features, including fibrous dysplasia (FD), intraosseous lipoma, nonossifying fibroma, cartilaginous neoplasms, and osteoblastoma.
Previously, scientists knew only how impurity-ridden fibrous diamonds form.
Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare neoplasia of mesenchymal origin, initially described in visceral pleura and lately found to have ubiquitous distribution [1].
As a result of trauma, transudative fluid accumulate in subcutaneous tissue which becomes encapsu-lated by fibrous tissue ultimately a synovial like membrane develops, producing fluid that is similar to joint fluid although it differs in viscosity and mucin clot (Mcllwraith, 2002).
The rough consisted of sprays of radiating fibrous crystals.
We initially considered the lesion might be a carcinoid, liomyoma, or solitary fibrous tumor (SFT).