filamentous

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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.