fimbriation

[fim-bree-ey-shuh n]

noun Botany, Zoology.

fimbriate or fringed condition.
a fringe or fringelike part.

Nearby words

  1. filé,
  2. fimble,
  3. fimbria,
  4. fimbria hippocampi,
  5. fimbriate,
  6. fimbrillate,
  7. fimbriocele,
  8. fimicolous,
  9. fin,
  10. fin de siecle

Origin of fimbriation

First recorded in 1860–65, fimbriation is from the Medieval Latin word fimbriātiōn- (stem of fimbriātiō). See fimbriate, -ion

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