Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

villiform

play
adjective vil·li·form \ˈvi-lə-ˌfȯrm\

Definition of villiform

  1. :  having the form or appearance of villi



Origin of villiform

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1846


Medical Dictionary

villiform

play
adjective vil·li·form \ˈvil-ə-ˌfȯrm\

Medical Definition of villiform

  1. :  having the form or appearance of villi <villiform polyps in the distal large bowel—H. E. Mulcahy et al>




Learn More about villiform

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "villiform"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up villiform? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 10, 2016

to put in good humor

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

kittly-benders pince-nez duvet spindrift
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ