What happens is that the inflammation of the liver triggered by the infection causes it to contract and it becomes a fibrous blob.
The gums, by their fibrous, fleshy structure, serve to fix the teeth more firmly in the jaw.
The lines used had been made by themselves from the fibrous husk of the cocoa-nut.
The particles show a fine, fibrous structure with a tendency toward agglomeration.
The veil is often wanting, but when present is fibrous and fugacious.
But the preparation of the fibrous root was tedious, calling as it did for various processes of drying and pounding.
The stem is fleshy, fibrous, and of the same character as the cap.
The cause of this appearance is the presence of an invisible network of fibrous material.
He saw what seemed to be a man dressed in a long, fibrous garment.
The substance of the wall presents a fibrous appearance which is pretty strongly pronounced.
fibrous fi·brous (fī'brəs)
Composed of or characterized by fibroblasts, fibrils, or connective tissue fibers.