Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or resembling fibrin.
  • n. A homogenous acellular material similar to fibrin, found normally in the placenta and formed in connective tissue and in the walls of blood vessels in certain disease states.

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  • adj. Resembling fibrin.

Etymologies

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fibrin +‎ -oid

Examples

  • I should find fibrinoid changes in the renal microvasculature or early nephrosclerosis.

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  • Histological observation showed inflammation in the grafts with fibrinoid necroses, infiltration of a large amount of neutrophils and leukomonocytes, and the degree varied in different stage.

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  • These amyloid-laden vessels can undergo fibrinoid degeneration, necrosis, segmental dilation, or aneurysm formation, rendering them prone to rupture [13].

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  • In rheumatoid arthritis the e. femoral nerve is often damaged a. principal lesion is an area of fibrinoid necrosis surrounded by fibroblasts 20.

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  • 1949 Progressive fibrinoid degeneration of fibrillary astrocytes associated with mental retardation in a hydrocephalic infant.

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