Definitions for villousˈvɪl əs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
covered with or of the nature of villi; villiform.
Origin of villous:
1350–1400; ME < L villōsus shaggy; see villus , -ous
hairy, covered with soft long hair
Covered with villi
Giardia causes villous blunting.
Origin: From villus "shaggy hair".
abounding in, or covered with, fine hairs, or a woolly substance; shaggy with soft hairs; nappy
furnished or clothed with villi