fibrinoid degeneration


A form of degeneration in which tissue, such as connective tissue or blood vessels, accumulates deposits of an acidophilic homogeneous material that resembles fibrin when stained.

Nearby words

  1. fibrinogenesis,
  2. fibrinogenic,
  3. fibrinogenolysis,
  4. fibrinogenopenia,
  5. fibrinoid,
  6. fibrinolysin,
  7. fibrinolysis,
  8. fibrinolytic purpura,
  9. fibrinopeptide,
  10. fibrinopurulent

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