villous

[vil-uhs]
adjective
1.
covered with or of the nature of villi.
2.
having villiform processes.
3.
Botany. pubescent with long and soft hairs that are not interwoven.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see villose, -ous

villously, adverb
intervillous, adjective
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villous (ˈvɪləs)
 
adj
1.  (of plant parts) covered with long hairs
2.  of, relating to, or having villi
 
[C14: from Latin villōsus, from villus tuft of hair]
 
'villously
 
adv

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villous vil·lous (vĭl'əs) or vil·lose (-ōs')
adj.
Of, relating to, resembling, or covered with villi.

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It consists of minute and highly vascular villous processes, each with an afferent and an efferent vessel.
The tumor is called a villous adenoma and is a form of polyp.
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