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A fimbria (plural fimbriae, adjective fimbriate) 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.

Fimbria may refer to:


  • Fimbriate, in botany, fringed e.g. petals
  • Fimbriation, in heraldry and vexillology, is the use of contrasting strips to separate similar colours.

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