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filiform

 [fil´ĭ-form, fi´lĭ-form]
1. threadlike.
2. an extremely slender bougie.

fi·li·form

(fil'i-fōrm),
1. Synonym(s): filamentous (1)
2. In bacteriology, denoting an even growth along the line of inoculation, either stroke or stab.
[L. filum, thread]

filiform

/fil·i·form/ (fil´ĭ-form) (fi´lĭ-form)
1. threadlike.
2. an extremely slender bougie.

filiform

(fĭl′ə-fôrm′, fī′lə-)
adj.
Having the form of or resembling a thread or filament.

filiform

adjective Thread-like.

Pronunciation
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, FAI lee form
Medspeak-US: pronounced, FILL ee form

fi·li·form

(fil'i-fōrm)
1. Synonym(s): filamentous (1) .
2. bacteriology Denoting an even growth along the line of inoculation, either streak or stab.
[L. filum, thread]

filiform

Thread-like, as in the case of the filiform PAPILLAE of the tongue or filiform warts.

filiform

thread-like.

filiform

1. threadlike.
2. an extremely slender bougie.
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Aforementioned results categorically demonstrated the absence of any cracks or filiform corrosion around the scribe in alkyd triplex coating system even after 24 months of exposure to all above test sites.
Antennae very slightly shorter than head and pronotum together, thick filiform, slightly flattened dorsoventrally, with 20 flagellar segments.
75 the eye length; narrow postocular lobe; antennomeres 1, 3-4 filiform, 2 moniliform, 4 shorter than 2-3, 5-10 eccentric, 11 pointed apically; 5 and 11 about as long as wide, 6-10 wider than long; antennae reaching elytra.
Clinical presentation of tongue showed well circumscribed, irregular erythematous patch which was bordered by keratotic line on the left dorsal surface of the tongue showing depapillation of filiform and fungiform papillae.
Needlelike filiform papillae with smal size and high density were known as Type I placed in apex.
The rakers of these species are short, filiform, closely spaced and located opposite the gill filaments (HAHN & CUNHA, 2005; LIMA et al.
Detailed clinical examination and gross morphological studies of the clinically affected 10 cross bred animals revealed that warts were pedunculated, filiform with rough external surface in six cross jersey cows (Fig.
3 cm long, 14-17 mm wide, rounded at the apex; stamens subequal, filaments free, light green to white, filiform, 10.
Body colour greyish brown, mouth parts blackish, antennal segments 1-4 filiform, 5-10 serrated but eleventh was apically acute and red orange in colour.
Clinical types commonly described are furrowed papules, filiform lesions and large bag like protrusions.
6 mm diameter, short pedicellate, the pedicels filiform, 1.