microvillus

noun mi·cro·vil·lus \ -ˈvi-ləs \

Definition of microvillus

plural microvilli play \-ˈvi-ˌlī, -(ˌ)lē\
: a microscopic projection of a tissue, cell, or cell organelle; especially : any of the fingerlike outward projections of some cell surfaces

microvillar

play \-ˈvi-lər\ adjective

microvillous

play \-ˈvi-ləs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of microvillus

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

microvillus

noun mi·cro·vil·lus \ -ˈvil-əs \

medical Definition of microvillus

plural microvilli play \-ˌlī\
: a microscopic projection of a tissue, cell, or cell organelle; especially : any of the fingerlike outward projections of some cell surfaces

microvillar

play \-ˈvil-ər\ adjective

microvillous

play \-ˈvil-əs\ adjective

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