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fibrinoid

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noun, often attributive fi·bri·noid \ˈfi-brə-ˌnȯid, ˈfī-\

Definition of fibrinoid

  1. :  a homogeneous acidophilic refractile material that somewhat resembles fibrin and is formed in the walls of blood vessels and in connective tissue in some pathological conditions and normally in the placenta



1910

First Known Use of fibrinoid

1910


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fibrinoid

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noun , often attributive fi·bri·noid \ˈfib-rə-ˌnȯid, ˈfīb-\

Medical Definition of fibrinoid

  1. :  a homogeneous acidophilic refractile material that somewhat resembles fibrin and is formed in the walls of blood vessels and in connective tissue in some pathological conditions and normally in the placenta




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