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villosity

[vi-los-i-tee] /vɪˈlɒs ɪ ti/
noun, plural villosities.
1.
a villous surface or coating.
2.
a number of villi together.
3.
a villus.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; villose + -ity
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  • It may come one day to be recognized that the number of the legs, the villosity of the skin.
British Dictionary definitions for villosity

villosity

/vɪˈlɒsɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
the state of being villous
2.
a villous coating or surface
3.
a villus or a collection of villi
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villosity in Medicine

villosity vil·los·i·ty (vĭ-lŏs'ĭ-tē)
n.

  1. The condition of being villous.

  2. A villous formation, surface, or coating.

  3. A villus.

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