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filar

[fahy-ler] /ˈfaɪ lər/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a thread or threads.
2.
having threads or the like.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Latin fīl(um) a thread + -ar1
Related forms
interfilar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for interfilar

filar

/ˈfaɪlə/
adjective
1.
of thread
2.
(of an optical instrument) having fine threads across the eyepiece forming a reticle or set of cross wires
Word Origin
C19: from Latin fīlum thread
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interfilar in Medicine

filar fi·lar (fī'lər)
adj.

  1. Relating to a thread or filament.

  2. Composed of filaments or threadlike structures.

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