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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.
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The sprinter was found to have a fibrillating heart after contesting the Nunthorpe in August but there was no repeat at the Curragh despite his finishing last in the Flying Five.
He had a fibrillating heart at Haydock, that is why he was pulled up.
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.
Following treatment for a fibrillating heart, Denman's lacklustre seasonal reappearance when 23 lengths behind Madison Du Berlais at Kempton put his defence in doubt.
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 nine-year-old has not been seen in racecourse action since winning National Hunt's blue riband last March after suffering from a fibrillating heart, but is on course for a return, possibly in the Aon Chase at Newbury on February 7.
All has been well since he was treated for his fibrillating heart," said Nicholls.
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.
22 /PRNewswire/ -- Survivalink Corporation announced today that it has received a $100,000 grant from the Small Business Innovation Research program of the National Institutes of Health to study the feasibility of determining the optimal therapy for cardiac arrest victims through a sophisticated analysis of the chaotic electrical signals in a fibrillating heart.
An American Airlines nonstop flight from Boston to Los Angeles was an hour east of Denver on Thursday morning when Michael Tighe's heart began fibrillating wildly, no longer able to pump blood to his brain.
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.