Fimbria

Tube-like protein structures on the exterior of some bacteria, which may be involved in attachment to surfaces and the formation of pellicles but are not involved in motility.

Fimbria

• (n.) A fringe, or fringed border. • (n.) A band of white matter bordering the hippocampus in the brain.
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fimbria

(fim´bre-ә) pl. fim´briae Latin word meaning fringe or border. In anatomy, it is used for a fringelike structure. pilus (def. 2). fimbriae of fallopian tube the numerous divergent fringelike processes on the distal part of the infundibulum of the fallopian tube; called ...
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fimbria

noun thin projections forming a fringe (especially around the ovarian end of the Fallopian tube)
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Fimbria

[bacteriology] In bacteriology, a fimbria [(plural fimbriae); also referred to as `attachment pili` by some scientists] is an appendage composed of curlin proteins that can be found on many Gram-negative and some Gram-positive bacteria that is thinner and shorter than a flagellum. This appendage ranges from 3-10 nanometers in diameter and c...
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Fimbria

Fim'bri·a noun ; plural Fimbriæ . [ Latin , fringe. See Fringle .] (Anat.) (a) plural A fringe, or fringed border. (b) A band of white matter bordering the hippocampus in the brain. -- Fim'bri*al adjective
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Fimbria

fringe
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Fimbria

fringe
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fimbria

Latin = a fringe, hence, fimbria hippocampi, a scalloped band of fibres alongside the hippocampus.
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fimbria

Short filamentous structure on a bacterial cell, although flagella-like in structure, generally present in many copies and not involved in motility. Plays a role in adherence to surfaces and in the formation of pellicles. ... See: pilus. ... The finger-like projections at the ends of the fallopian tubes which face the ovaries. The fimbria collect r...
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Fimbria

The opening of the fallopian tube near the ovary with fingerlike ends which grasp the ovary and coax the egg into the tube.
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Fimbria

The opening of the fallopian tube that is located near the ovary. When the area is stimulated by follicular fluid released during ovulation, fingerlike ends grasp the ovary and pull the egg into the fallopian tube.
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fimbria

Type: Term Pronunciation: fim′brē-ă, -brē-ē Definitions: 1. Any fringelike structure. Synonyms: pilus2, fringe
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fimbria

[n] - thin projections forming a fringe (especially around the ovarian end of the Fallopian tube)
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