Definitions for villusˈvɪl əs; ˈvɪl aɪ
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a minute hairlike projection on mucous membrane
a small projection from a mucous membrane, particularly those found in the intestines
one of the minute papillary processes on certain vascular membranes; a villosity; as, villi cover the lining of the small intestines of many animals and serve to increase the absorbing surface
fine hairs on plants, resembling the pile of velvet
Origin: [L., shaggy hair, a tuft of hair.]
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