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vil·lous

(vil'ŭs), Do not confuse this adjective with the noun villus.
1. Relating to villi.
2. Shaggy; covered with villi. Synonym(s): villose

villous

/vil·lous/ (vil´us) villose.

villous

(vĭl′əs)
adj.
1. Biology Of, relating to, resembling, or covered with villi.
2. Botany Covered with long soft hairs.

vil′lous·ly adv.

villous

See villus.

vil·lous

(vil'ŭs)
1. Relating to villi.
2. Shaggy; covered with villi.
Synonym(s): villose.

villous

1. Pertaining to villi (see VILLUS).
2. Featuring numerous fingerlike processes.

villous

(of plants) shaggy.

villous

pertaining to or emanating from villi.

villous atrophy
reduction in size of the villi of the intestinal mucosa caused for example by invasion by enteric viruses such as rotavirus and coronavirus. The atrophy is the result of loss of the epithelial cells of the villus. Digestion is impaired leading to a syndrome of diarrhea and bulky feces.
References in periodicals archive ?
Noncoeliac enteropathy: The differential diagnosis of villous atrophy in contemporary clinical practice.
Villous stromal-vascular karyorrhexis, previously described as hemorrhagic endovasculitis, is another manifestation of FVM.
Except a single case documented by Campbell in 2009 in which a GDM patient with preeclampsia on Metformin had intrauterine death and the placental morphology showed pronounced changes such as villous dysmaturity, chorioamniotis, villi fibrosis.
While further studies are needed, this one suggests that fractal dimension could offer solid proof of villous abnormalities in placental pathology.
In the placenta villous tissue they were lower in DM-2, whereas in placenta extravillous tissue they were higher in MGH and DGM and lower in DM-2 (Table 2).
In addition, this condition of unknown etiology is marked by villous proliferation consisting of replacement of the subsynovial tissue by adipose tissue with mature fat cells [2].
Drymonia squamosa can be distinguished from the other species in the genus by the densely clustered scale-like indument on the petiole that is especially conspicuous when dry, the glabrate leaf blades with minute punctuations on the lower surface, the villous to lanate corolla, and the style with glandular trichomes.
The characteristic histological features of mucosal inflammation, villous atrophy, crypt hyperplasia, and lymphocyte infiltration of the epithelium confirm the diagnosis (Runge & Nguyen, 2010).
Adenomas range from small tubular adenomas to more dangerous tubulovillous and villous adenomas, as well as adenomas with high-grade dysplasia.
Lipoma arborescens (LA) is a rare synovial disorder characterized by the replacement of subsynovial tissue with mature fat cells, often termed villous lipomatous proliferation of the synovium (1, 2).
The placenta from maternal anemia show signs of chronic preplacental hypoxia that causes prevalence of branching angiogenesis with intense trophoblast knotting as a result of increased tangential sectioning across irregular villous surface [29].