What does villus mean?

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ˈvɪl əs; ˈvɪl aɪvil·lus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. villusnoun

    a minute hairlike projection on mucous membrane

Wiktionary

  1. villusnoun

    a small projection from a mucous membrane, particularly those found in the intestines

Webster Dictionary

  1. Villusnoun

    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

    Etymology: [L., shaggy hair, a tuft of hair.]

  2. Villusnoun

    fine hairs on plants, resembling the pile of velvet

    Etymology: [L., shaggy hair, a tuft of hair.]

Entomology

  1. Villus

    a short, hair-like or papillate process on the surface of certain absorbent and sensory organs.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of villus in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of villus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    established or prearranged unalterably
    • A. adscripted
    • B. foreordained
    • C. eloquent
    • D. ultimo

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