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a combining form meaning “fiber,” used in the formation of compound words: fibrolite.
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Also especially before a vowel, fibr-.
Origin of fibro-
Combining form representing Latin fibrafiber
Words nearby fibro-
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How to use fibro- in a sentence
The section of the stalk shows a single U-shaped fibro-vascular bundle, and a strong outer sclerenchymatous sheath.
The root-stock contains six or eight roundish or flattened fibro-vascular bundles arranged in a circle near the outer surface.
The fibro-vascular system in the leaf constitutes the venation.
Threads of fibro-vascular tissue in a leaf, petal, or other flat organ.Michigan Trees|Charles Herbert Otis
The fibro-vascular bundles consist mainly of bast and wood fibers and vessels.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
British Dictionary definitions for fibro- (1 of 2)
/ (ˈfaɪbrəʊ) /
noun Australian informal
- short for fibrocement
- (as modifier)a fibro shack
a house built of fibrocement
British Dictionary definitions for fibro- (2 of 2)
indicating fibrous tissuefibroin; fibrosis
Word Origin for fibro-
from Latin fibra fibre
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