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filamentous

 [fil″ah-men´tus]
composed of long, threadlike structures.

fil·a·men·tous

(fil'ă-men'tŭs),
1. Threadlike in structure. Synonym(s): filiform (1)
2. Composed of filaments or threadlike structures.
Synonym(s): filaceous, filar (2)

filamentous

/fil·a·men·tous/ (fil″ah-men´tus) composed of long, threadlike structures.

filamentous

[fil′əmen′təs]
Etymology: L, filare, to spin
pertaining to something that is threadlike or capable of being drawn out into a threadlike structure.

filamentous

adjective Referring to, forming or consisting of filaments.

fil·a·men·tous

(fil'ă-men'tŭs)
1. Threadlike in structure.
Synonym(s): filiform (1) .
2. Composed of filaments or threadlike structures.
Synonym(s): filaceous, filar (2) .

filamentous

composed of long, threadlike structures.

filamentous body
see colloidal body.
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Among the filamentous fungi isolated, Aspergillus is the major isolate.
This involves gram staining of the collected pus/tissue obtained followed by microscopic examination; typical microscopic findings include necrosis with yellowish sulfur granules and filamentous Gram-positive fungal-like filamentous and branching pathogens.
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A total of three filamentous fungi were isolated from peat soil of animal agricultural farm.
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The antennules of the specimen were densely covered with the filamentous epiphyte, which was expected to change the prawn's behaviour in terms of food and mate perception (Bauer, 1989).
Algal filamentous growth including diatoms attached to the surface of the coatings, applies further pressure on the integrity of the coating.
In an additional response to DX, the filamentous cells form previously undocumented structures, which the authors refer to as endoliposomes.
Numerous peer-reviewed studies have examined the capabilities of the MALDI Biotyper for fungal identification and Bruker recently launched a separate RUO library of filamentous fungi at ECCMID 2012.
Two-dimensional (2D) and real-time 3-dimensional (3D) transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) revealed a very mobile (characterized by whip-like motion), thin, filamentous structure in the right atrium (Chiari network) prolapsing into right ventricle through the tricuspid orifice during diastole (Fig.
Key statement: The present invention deals with the ability to transform a variety of inert, synthetic, popular, modern nonwovens and other filamentous materials into reactive products having a wide and diverse varying nature due to the coatings that can be successfully applied.