AskDefine | Define fimbria

Dictionary Definition

fimbria n : thin projections forming a fringe (especially around the ovarian end of the Fallopian tube) [also: fimbriae (pl)]

Extensive Definition

A fimbria (plural fimbriae) is a Latin word that literally means "fringe." It is commonly used in science and medicine, with its meaning depending on the field of study or the context. For example:
fimbria in French: Fimbria
fimbria in Italian: Fimbria
fimbria in Polish: Fimbrie
fimbria in Chinese: 菌毛
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