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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

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

vil′lous·ly adv.

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.
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Other informal terms, such as villous attenuation or attrition, shortening, and amalgamation, offer a much superior understanding and are thus obviously preferable.
A rare form of CHM, the familial biparental CHM, is not androgenetic but rather is related to mutations in maternal effect genes NLRP7 (NALP7; chromosome 19) and KHDC3L (C6orf221; chromosome 6), which result in global imprinting alteration leading to preferential expression of paternally imprinted genes in villous trophoblast.
The highest histopathological changes (hepatocyte degeneration, bile duct proliferation, microabscess foci, and capsule inflammation were evaluated in the liver samples, while ileal hemorrhage, ileal inflammation, reduction in villous depth, and villous atrophy were evaluated in the ileum samples)were evident in group 2, which also showed the highest bacterial translocation, suggesting that pathology was caused by endotoxemia.
Clinical improvement and partial villous recovery have been reported in some patients with villous atrophy following the introduction of a gluten-free diet.
pylori and showed more severe intestinal damage, including complete villous atrophy; these results were also reported by Villanacci et al.
With respect to the extension of the villi, they can be defined as "free" when they extend from the villous stem and have no fixation in the cytotrophoblastic shell, floating in the blood chamber bathed in maternal blood.
Perforated acute appendicitis resulting from appendiceal villous adenoma presenting with small bowel obstruction: a case report.
Only decidual arteriopathy, accelerated villous maturation, and cytotrophoblastic proliferation showed statistical significant on analysis between the severe preeclampsia, eclampsia, and the control groups (p < 0.05).
(b) High power view shows histiocytic cells with fibrillary appearance in the villous stroma (H&E x400).
The level of IL-33 expression in HTR8/SVneo cells (blank group, IL-33 shNC group, or shIL-33 group) and the expressive level of ST2/IL-1 R4 in villous explants treated with SNP were determined by immunofluorescence staining.
They are classified as tubular, tubulovillous or villous adenomas depending on the presence and volume of villous tissue.