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fibrillating

[′fib·rə‚lād·iŋ]
(textiles)
A process for producing fibers by mechanically cracking sheets of polymer film that have been stretched and oriented along their direction of extrusion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The gelding was suffering from a fibrillating heart.
Nicky Henderson's superstar has questions to answer after being diagnosed with a fibrillating heart on his first start of the season when pulled up at Kempton.
A fibrillating heart problem caused his seasonal reappearance to be delayed and, even when he did return at Kempton in February, he looked a shadow of his former self as he was left trailing in the wake of Madison Du Berlais.
A lacklustre first run of the season at Kempton after treatment for a fibrillating heart did not hold much promise, but the giant gelding is reported to be redeeming himself in his work at Paul Nicholls' stable.
The eight-year-old was due to start off in the Hennessy next month but then he was found to be suffering from a fibrillating heart.
The eight-year-old was due to start off in the Hennessy next month but his schedule had to be rearranged after he was found to be suffering from a fibrillating heart.
He had a lot of time off for a fibrillating heart which was making him break blood vessels, but Geoff Lane did a great job in getting him back."
Uninterrupted chest compression preserves the ischemic fibrillating heart.
Play it back: There was the moving image shot a moment before--flat, factual, fibrillating, lightstruck.
Instead of a steady, pulsating delivery of current to the heart muscle, the current suddenly becomes erratic, causing irregular and ineffective twitching, or fibrillating, of the heart muscle fibers rather than a solid beat.
Sir Michael Stoute's colt was found to be suffering from a fibrillating heart after finishing last of five in the Group 2 and will now undergo further tests.
The veterinary officer reported that a post-race examination of the gelding revealed he was suffering from a fibrillating heart.