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- adj. of or pertaining to fibrils
- adj. having the characteristics of fibrils
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to fibrils or fibers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of fibrillæ or fibrils; filamentous. Also fibrillous.
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And from the aorta there extend veins to the mesentery just like the veins that extend thither from the big vein, only that the branches in the case of the aorta are considerably less in magnitude; they are, indeed, narrow and fibrillar, and they end in delicate hollow fibre-like veinlets.
But when he continued, fighting his way through the morass of technical terms from the macro fibrillar ultra structure of the medullary cells to the electrophoretic variants of the structural proteins, he found that the results of the forensic examination of the hairs was inconclusive.
The startling result was a marked increase in the density of the fibrillar halo around the ganglia incubated in the presence of the tumoral fraction treated with snake venom.
Since a dense fibrillar halo was produced also around ganglia cultured in the presence of minute amounts of snake venom alone, it became apparent that the venom itself was a most potent source of nerve growth promoting activity.
A specific antiserum to salivary NGF likewise abolished the formation of the in vitro fibrillar halo.
Its addition in minute amounts to the nucleoprotein tumor fraction, was expected to suppress the formation of the fibrillar halo if nucleic acids rather that the protein were responsible for the nerve growth promoting effect elicited by this fraction.
It had been shown that the nervous system contained, apart from blood vessels, etc. a «supporting substance», composed of cells and fibrillar structures, and of nervous elements proper, also composed of filaments and cells which at different places showed a different appearance.
When, however, cells have been fixed by reagents a fibrillar or granular appearance can often be made out under a high power of the microscope.
The protoplasm surrounding the centrosphere is frequently arranged in radiating fibrillar rows of granules, forming what is termed the attraction sphere.
It differs, however, from the posterior elastic lamina, in presenting evidence of fibrillar structure, and in not having the same tendency to curl inward, or to undergo fracture, when detached from the other layers of the cornea.