villous

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adjective vil·lous \ˈvi-ləs\

Definition of villous

  1. 1 :  covered or furnished with villi a villous adenoma

  2. 2 :  having soft long hairs leaves villous underneath — compare pubescent

Origin and Etymology of villous

Middle English, fibrous, from Latin villosus hairy, shaggy, from villus


First Known Use: 14th century


Medical Dictionary

villous

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adjective vil·lous \ˈvil-əs\

Medical Definition of villous

  1. :  covered or furnished with or as if with villi

villously

adverb

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