Examples of fibrous in a Sentence
He had surgery to remove fibrous scar tissue in his knee.
thick, fibrous hair that was not easy to comb
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Coal dust particles enter the lungs, irritating the delicate lung tissue and eventually forming massive impenetrable fibrous tissue that significantly restricts the lung's functions and causes scarring, which can lead to lung failure and death.
Since the first electron microscopes turned their beams on bone in the late 1960s, scientists knew it was primarily made up of bone mineral and collagen, a fibrous protein.
That’s why almost all the mangoes in American markets are the fine-looking but bland, fibrous pretenders from Florida, Brazil or Mexico, not the storied ones of India.
The bun is impressive, but the real miracle of this dish is that Kapur figured out how to summon a perfect echo of a traditional steamed bun texture from something as tough and fibrous as beef tongue.
To her left, a Ziploc bulged with what looked like miniature coconuts, the fibrous skins creasing the plastic.
But first the raw product's fibrous stalk needs to be removed from the inner stem, Albers said.
Individuals working with tough, fibrous material, Frayer reasoned, could have held it between their teeth and one hand, then used an edged stone tool to saw off a small piece with the other hand.
Cut off spiny tops of artichokes, snap off dark green outer leaves down to tender yellowish ones, and trim fibrous outer layer of stem.
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Definition of fibrous for English Language Learners
: containing, made of, or resembling fibers
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