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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
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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.
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vil·lous

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

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

(of plants) shaggy.
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