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The clot stays in the lung arteries and becomes a fibrous tissue. The Sun (2012)The portion of muscle that has died because its oxygen supply has stopped gradually shrinks and is replaced by fibrous or scar tissue. Preventing Heart Disease (1987)The lungs fill up with fibrous tissue, which traps fluid in them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I have a pretty healthy diet - lots of fruit and fibrous foods. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is tough and fibrous and is found in the stalks, skins and leaves of vegetables and fruit as well as the outer coating of grain. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These are fibrous proteins that provide a support structure to the skin, giving it a firm, youthful appearance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The biggest beetroot in the world, it seems, is so tough and fibrous that it is fit only for chopping up and feeding to cattle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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