adjective \ˈvi-ləs\

Definition of VILLOUS

:  covered or furnished with villi <a villous adenoma>
:  having soft long hairs <leaves villous underneath> — compare pubescent

Origin of VILLOUS

Middle English, fibrous, from Latin villosus hairy, shaggy, from villus
First Known Use: 14th century


adjective \ˈvil-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VILLOUS

: covered or furnished with or as if with villi
vil·lous·ly adverb


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