pilose

adjective pi·lose \ ˈpī-ˌlōs \

Definition of pilose

: covered with usually soft hair

pilosity

play \pī-ˈlä-sə-tē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of pilose

Latin pilosus, from pilus hair


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pilose

adjective pi·lose \ ˈpī-ˌlōs \

medical Definition of pilose

: covered with usually soft hair

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