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  • noun Plural form of fibril.

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Examples

  • A-beta normally dissolves after it drifts away from the cell, but it sometimes folds into insoluble forms called fibrils, which stick together to create plaques.

    Alzheimer's Unlocking The Mystery

  • Does the blood appear only on the top fibrils, as does the image of the body?

    The Shroud Codex

  • The very top of the linen fibrils of the cellulose fibers of the Shroud demonstrates colorization from an extremely rapid dehydration and oxidation process.

    The Shroud Codex

  • Perhaps people with a family history of Alzheimers disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis or other amyloid-associated diseases should avoid consuming foie gras and other foods that may be contaminated with fibrils.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • I don't know if Morgellon fibrils are 'live' parasites or just strange protein formations.

    Bees In My Easter Bonnet

  • I don't know if it's the fibrils killing bees or something innocuous they've no resistance to anymore.

    Bees In My Easter Bonnet

  • Perhaps people with a family history of Alzheimers disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis or other amyloid-associated diseases should avoid consuming foie gras and other foods that may be contaminated with fibrils.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • The brain generates toxic agents called free radicals when fighting off infections, and fibrils trigger the same reaction.

    Alzheimer's Unlocking The Mystery

  • "If fibrils are sustaining the inflammation," says Harvard geneticist Rudy Tanzi, "neurons will die by friendly fire."

    Alzheimer's Unlocking The Mystery

  • From bugs to brain cells, colon cancers to collagen fibrils, this look at the natural world just boggles my mind.

    Boing Boing: July 16, 2006 - July 22, 2006 Archives

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