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fur

(fŭr),
1. The coat of soft, fine hair of some mammals.
2. A layer of epithelial debris and fungal elements on the dorsum of the tongue. It is related more to neglected oral hygiene than to an underlying disease process.
[M.E. furre, fr. O.Fr., fr. Germanic]

fur

doraphobia.

fur

(fûr)
n.
1. The thick coat of soft hair covering the skin of certain mammals.
2. A furlike coating: fur on the tongue.
tr.v. furred, furring, furs
To cover or coat as if with fur.

FUR

Abbreviation for:
ferric-uptake regulation
follow-up report
freed-up resources 
furosemide

fur

soft, fine hair growing thickly on the skin of animals, mainly mammals, associated with heat retention.
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Partly furless areas or thin fur was noted in the perineal area extending from the base of the genital tubercle and caudally to the furless area circumscribing the anus.
The flannel sheets are being marketed as "Winter Sheets" with the slogan "For the Furless."
Appearance: 13 to 16 inches from head to tail, with a furless tail about 7 inches long, shorter than the body.
With the exception of Sony's furless pet Aibo, companies have yet to commercialise robots because of the lack of practical applications.
The dog featured has been horribly burned, leaving patches of furless bloody flesh.
The boiled-looking furless monkey hissed at us on the rail again before diving overboard.
Toss those Tinkerbell cosmetics, the socks with no heels, your furless Furby--and don't those Pokemon slippers deserve a decent burial?
Perhaps it is no coincidence then that this furless feline came into Chastity's life the moment she finally sat down to tell the story she's been avoiding for years.
Whatever strange, furless dance Ersk's DNA was doing, it had the makings of a sales bonanza.