filiform


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to filiform: filiform corrosion, filiform catheter, filiform wart

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
marginatum in lamina division, presence of filiform scales on the petiole bases and pinna rachises, and long hairs on the veins adaxially; however, M.
VP vulvar bolgede lineer tarzda simetrik olarak yerlesimli pembe, duz veya filiform papuller ile karakterizedir.
5 mm wide, filiform, flat, glabrous; contra-ligules scarcely prolonged, 0.
In the study of nilpotent Lie algebras the filiform Lie algebras play an important role.
Udriste: Magnetic field lines around filiform electrical circuits of right angle type, Sci.
Patellal apophysis broad, dorsally concave; RTA more than half the tibial length, with distinctly extending distal end; lateral tibial apophysis absent; cymbial furrow less than 1/3 of cymbial length; conductor short, basal lamella indistinct, dorsal apophysis about the same size as conductor; median apophysis small, spoon-shaped, without free standing anterior edge, arising posteriorly; embolus short, filiform, prolateral in origin, thread originating near middle of tegular sclerite (Figs.
In salt spray and filiform corrosion testing, metal surfaces protected by new Desoprime HS CA 7502 high-solids exterior epoxy primer showed the same corrosion resistance as those coated with chromated primers," Schoeder said.
Ciltte; kasinti, urtiker, flushing, anjioodem, solunum sisteminde; oksuruk, stridor, dispne, hisilti, siyanoz, ses kisikligi, kardiovaskuler sistemde; hipotansiyon, filiform nabiz ve aritmiler, gastrointestinal sistem; agiz kurulugu, kramplar, kusma, ishal gorulebilir (4).
Aquatic or amphibious, stems creeping with adventitious roots from nodes and internodes; leaves heteromorphic (photosynthetic and fertile), petioles filiform, blades palmately divided into 4 pinnae; sporocarps horizontal to strongly ascending near base of petioles.
There were microvilli and increased surface structures like filiform processes on the endothelial cells (Fig.
This area represents a zone of atrophic filiform papillae.