villiform

[vil-uh-fawrm]
adjective
1.
having the form of a villus.
2.
shaped and set so as to resemble the pile of velvet, as the teeth of certain fishes.

Origin:
1840–50; < Neo-Latin villiformis. See villus, -i-, -form

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villiform (ˈvɪlɪˌfɔːm)
 
adj
having the form of a villus or a series of villi
 
[C19: from New Latin villiformis, from Latin villus shaggy hair + -form]

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Villiform bands on both jaws with outer series enlarged.
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