from The Century Dictionary.

  • Containing white fibrous and elastic tissue.


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  • Globules of fat and fibro-elastic tissue are not digested.

    Insectivorous Plants Charles Darwin 1845

  • In the viscid fluid surrounding the central sphere of undigested meat there were globules of fat and little bits of fibro-elastic tissue; neither of which were in

    Insectivorous Plants Charles Darwin 1845

  • On two nothing could be seen but little masses of transparent viscid fluid; but when these were examined under a high power, fat-globules, bits of fibro-elastic tissue, and some few parallelograms of sarcous matter, could be distinguished, but not a vestige of transverse striae.

    Insectivorous Plants Charles Darwin 1845

  • Globules, apparently of fat, and some undigested fibro-elastic tissue remained.

    Insectivorous Plants Charles Darwin 1845

  • -- We have already seen that when little cubes of meat, &c., were placed on leaves, the muscles, areolar tissue, and cartilage were completely dissolved, but the fibro-elastic tissue, even the most delicate threads, were left without the least signs of having been attacked.

    Insectivorous Plants Charles Darwin 1845

  • Infection, purulent and fribrinous exudate, preputial swelling and pain − Treatment: antibiotics systemically (IM) plus antibiotics topically on penis; use AI pipette to flush solution into sheath alongside penis − Must extend penis daily to break down any adhesions attempting to form − Sexual rest − Prognosis: scar tissue in prepuce may cause permanent stricture that prevent from extending Penile Hematoma − Dorsal blood vessel supplying blood to thin layer of corpus cavernosum in fibro-elastic penis of bull, attains pressures >

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