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synonyms for filamentous

  • capillaceous
  • capilliform
  • filar
  • ropy
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How to use filamentous in a sentence

The plumes in question consist of long filamentous feathers that grow from the neck of the egret and also from its breast.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
Ligniform asbestos, or mountain-wood, is a variety presenting an irregular filamentous structure, like wood.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
Mycelioid: A filamentous colony, with the radiate character of a mould (Fig. 141, c).
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
Filamentous: An irregular mass of loosely woven filaments (Fig. 142, a).
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
Refraction Strong: Outline and surface of relief strongly defined; dense, not filamentous colonies.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
Most of the smaller forms are delicate and filamentous, but others have expanded fronds which are very leaf-like.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Some of the delicate, filamentous green alg are reproduced by another process termed conjugation.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The typical genus is Ectocarpus, comprising small, branched, filamentous plants of salt or brackish water.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
Numerous long, filamentous, red to orange-colored cirri extend nearly the whole length of the body and act as gills.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
The end of a hair is generally pointed, sometimes filamentous.
THE CHEMISTRY OF HAT MANUFACTURINGWATSON SMITH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FILAMENTOUS

  • capillaceous
  • capilliform
  • filamentous
  • filar
  • ropy
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