filamentous

[ fil-uh-men-tuh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF filamentous

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In some they are spherical, in others rod-like, filamentous or perhaps of other forms.

Filamentose, or Filamentous, bearing or formed of slender threads.

In structure they are expanded or filamentous, nearly always rose-coloured or purple in colour.

The first use made of the filamentous matter, was to substitute it for the wadding used in quilted counterpanes.

The external gills are moderately long, slender, and filamentous; the yolk sac is still moderately large.

The filamentous detail of the inner corona, and the faintest outlying extensions or streamers, the eye must still reveal directly.

Siliceous skeletons of chara and filamentous alg were also found upon a close examination in some of these molds.

In a similar way the petals and labellum of Odontoglossum Uro-Skinneri have been found reduced to filamentous processes.

The external gills are long and filamentous, and the yolk sac is large.

Numerous long, filamentous, red to orange-colored cirri extend nearly the whole length of the body and act as gills.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FILAMENTOUS

threadlike

adjectivelike a thread
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