noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1910 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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  • fibrinoid — fibrin ► NOUN Biochemistry ▪ an insoluble protein formed as a fibrous mesh during the clotting of blood. DERIVATIVES fibrinoid adjective fibrinous adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • fibrinoid — /fuy breuh noyd , fib reuh /, adj. 1. having the characteristics of fibrin. n. 2. an acellular homogenous protein resembling fibrin, present in the maturing placenta and in certain diseased blood vessels and connective tissues. [1905 10; FIBRIN + …   Universalium

  • fibrinoid — 1. Resembling fibrin. 2. A deeply or brilliantly acidophilic, homogeneous, proteinaceous material that: 1) is frequently formed in the walls of blood vessel s and in connective tissue of patients with such diseases as disseminated lupus… …   Medical dictionary

  • fibrinoid — fi|brino|i̱d [zu ↑Fibrin u. ↑]: fibrinähnlich (z. B. fibrinoide Nekrose) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • fibrinoid — fi|bri|no|id <zu ↑...oid> fibrinähnlich (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • fibrinoid — adj. of or resembling fibrin, having some of the characteristics of fibrin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fibrinoid — fi·brin·oid …   English syllables

  • fibrinoid — adj. resembling the protein fibrin …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • fibrinoid — fi•bri•noid [[t]ˈfaɪ brəˌnɔɪd, ˈfɪb rə [/t]] adj. biochem. having the characteristics of fibrin …   From formal English to slang

  • fibrinoid — ˈfībrə̇ˌnȯid noun ( s) Usage: often attributive : a material that somewhat resembles fibrin and is derived from connective tissue which occurs in the normal placenta and in certain pathological processes (as caseous necrosis) postnatally …   Useful english dictionary

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