filamentous

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filamentous

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

adjective Referring to, forming or consisting of filaments.
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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) .
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