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pilose

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adjective pi·lose \ˈpī-ˌlōs\

Definition of pilose

  1. :  covered with usually soft hair

pi·los·i·ty play \pī-ˈlä-sə-tē\ noun


Origin of pilose

Latin pilosus, from pilus hair


First Known Use: 1712


Medical Dictionary

pilose

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adjective pi·lose \ˈpī-ˌlōs\

Medical Definition of pilose

  1. :  covered with usually soft hair




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