from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having fibers and cells; composed of mixed fibrous and cellular tissue; fibro-areolar. All ordinary cellular or areolar connective tissue is strictly fibrocellular.
- In botany: Composed of cells the walls of which are marked by thickened bands, ridges, reticulations, etc.
- In algology, composed of firm elongated cells which adhere together so as to form a filament-like mass of tissue.
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The obliterated portion of the saccus vaginalis may generally be seen as a fibrocellular thread lying in the loose areolar tissue around the spermatic cord; sometimes this may be traced as a distinct band from the upper end of the inguinal canal, where it is connected with the peritoneum, down to the tunica vaginalis; sometimes it gradually becomes lost on the spermatic cord.
Roberts 2.273 reports a case of pregnancy associated with a large fibrocellular polypus of the uterus.
Roberts reports a case of pregnancy associated with a large fibrocellular polypus of the uterus.
(e.g. in pressure cookers) is that the high temperature gradient, i.e. a large difference between the temperature inside of the food and the temperature of its surroundings, helps the heat penetrate into the food more quickly; lower temperatures would usually suffice to induce swelling and disintegration of the fibrocellular structure - but "low-temperature cooking" would naturally take longer, too.