Fibre vs Xiphihumeralis - What's the difference?
As a verb fibre
As an adjective fibre
As a noun xiphihumeralis is
a long, flat strip of pectoral muscle comprising a band of parallel fibres, found in felines.
* fiber (US)
(en noun) (British, Canada, Australia, Ireland, NZ, South Africa)
(senseid)(countable) A single piece of a given material, elongated and roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibres to form thread.
(senseid)(uncountable) Material in the form of fibres.
- The microscope showed several different fibres stuck to the sole of the shoe.
- The cloth was made from strange, somewhat rough fibre .
Moral strength and resolve.
- ''Fresh vegetables are a good source of fibre .
(mathematics) The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
- The ordeal was a test of everyone’s fibre .
(computing) A kind of lightweight thread of execution.
- Under this map, any two values in the fibre of a given point on the circle differ by 2π
A long, flat strip of pectoral muscle comprising a band of parallel fibres, found in felines.
, passage=The tendon of the xiphihumeralis is also connected with its inner surface near its insertion.
, title=Anatomy of the cat (2nd edition)
, author=Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings
, publisher=H. Holt and Company
, passage=The xiphihumeralis' muscle (M. '''xiphihumeralis''') is the fourth muscle [sic] the pectoralis group. It ''originates'' from the xiphoid process of the sternum and ''inserts'' on the humerus (hence the name ' xiphihumeralis ).
, title=Laboratory manual for comparative veterinary anatomy and physiology
, author=Phillip E. Cochran
, publisher=Cengage Learning