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filose

[fahy-lohs] /ˈfaɪ loʊs/
adjective
2.
ending in a threadlike process.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < Latin fīl(um) a thread + -ose1
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filose

/ˈfaɪləʊs; -ləʊz/
adjective
1.
(biology) resembling or possessing a thread or threadlike process: filose pseudopodia
Word Origin
C19: from Latin fīlum thread
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