a) hairy, covered with soft long hair
b) Covered with villi

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  • Villous — Vil lous, a. [L. villosus: cf. F. villeux. Cf. {Velvet}.] 1. Abounding in, or covered with, fine hairs, or a woolly substance; shaggy with soft hairs; nappy. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Furnished or clothed with villi. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • villous — [vil′ōs΄vil′əs] adj. [ME < L villosus] of, having the nature of, or covered with villi: also villose [vil′ōs΄] …   English World dictionary

  • villous — adjective Etymology: Middle English, fibrous, from Latin villosus hairy, shaggy, from villus Date: 14th century 1. covered or furnished with villi < a villous adenoma > 2. having soft long hairs < leaves villous underneath > compare pubescent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • villous — villus ► NOUN (pl. villi) Anatomy ▪ any of numerous minute elongated projections set closely together on a surface, especially in the absorbent lining of the small intestine. DERIVATIVES villous adjective. ORIGIN Latin, shaggy hair …   English terms dictionary

  • Villous adenoma — is a type of polyp that grows in the colon and other places in the gastrointestinal tract and sometimes in other parts of the body. These adenomas may become malignant (cancerous). External links * [… …   Wikipedia

  • villous tenosynovitis — chronic infection of tendon sheaths and bursae, with proliferation of villous projections from the surface of the membranes …   Medical dictionary

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  • villous cherry — veltininė vyšnia statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Daugiametis, kaulavaisinis erškėtinių (Rosaceae) šeimos sodo augalas. Lietuvoje auginamos sodininkų mėgėjų atrinktos formos, besiskiriančios uogų dydžiu ir atsparumu ligoms. Iš vaisių… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • villous — villously, adv. /vil euhs/, adj. 1. covered with or of the nature of villi. 2. having villiform processes. 3. Bot. pubescent with long and soft hairs that are not interwoven. [1350 1400; ME; see VILLOSE, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • villous — 1. Relating to villi. 2. Shaggy; covered with villi. SYN: villose. * * * vil·lous vil əs adj covered or furnished with or as if with villi vil·lous·ly adv * * * vil·lous (vilґəs) villose …   Medical dictionary

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