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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fim-bree-uh]
    • /ˈfɪm bri ə/
    • /fˈɪmbriə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fim-bree-uh]
    • /ˈfɪm bri ə/

Definitions of fimbria word

  • noun plural fimbria Often, fimbriae. Botany, Zoology. a fringe or fringed border. 1
  • noun fimbria A series of threads or other projections resembling a fringe. 1
  • noun fimbria a fringe or fringelike margin or border, esp at the opening of the Fallopian tubes 0
  • noun fimbria a fringe or border of hairs, fibers, etc. or a fringelike process, esp. at the opening of an oviduct in mammals 0
  • noun fimbria (anatomy) Any anatomical structure in the form of a fringe, but especially that around the ovarian end of the Fallopian tube. 0

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Origin of fimbria

First appearance:

before 1745
One of the 47% newest English words
1745-55; < New Latin; Latin fimbriae (plural) border, fringe

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fimbria popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fimbria usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with fimbria

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