Definitions for villousˈvɪl əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vil•lousˈvɪl əs(adj.)

  1. covered with or of the nature of villi; villiform.

    Category: Biology

Origin of villous:

1350–1400; ME < L villōsus shaggy; see villus , -ous


  1. villous(Adjective)

    hairy, covered with soft long hair

  2. villous(Adjective)

    Covered with villi

    Giardia causes villous blunting.

  3. Origin: From villus "shaggy hair".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Villous(adj)

    abounding in, or covered with, fine hairs, or a woolly substance; shaggy with soft hairs; nappy

  2. Villous(adj)

    furnished or clothed with villi

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