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See definition of villous on Dictionary.com
  • as inpilose
  • as inhairy

synonyms for villous

  • bearded
  • bewhiskered
  • bristly
  • bushy
  • downy
  • fleecy
  • flocculent
  • fluffy
  • furry
  • fuzzy
  • hirsute
  • lanate
  • pileous
  • piliferous
  • pubescent
  • rough
  • shaggy
  • stubbly
  • tufted
  • unshaven
  • unshorn
  • whiskered
  • woolly
  • furry
  • shaggy
  • woolly
  • fuzzy
  • hirsute
  • bearded
  • bristly
  • bushy
  • downy
  • fleecy
  • flocculent
  • fluffy
  • rough
  • tufted
  • pilose
  • unshaven
  • bewhiskered
  • lanate
  • pileous
  • piliferous
  • pubescent
  • stubbly
  • unshorn
  • whiskered
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How to use villous in a sentence

Villous: Beset with short, undivided, hair-like extensions (Fig. 150, d).
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
Before leaving the inner aspect of the pedal wing it supplies a deep branch to the heel and the villous tissue.
DISEASES OF THE HORSE'S FOOTHARRY CAULTON REEKS
Achenes top-shaped, 5-costate, villous; pappus of 5–10 long thin scales, awn-tipped by the excurrent nerve.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Leaves linear, frequently involute, and the ligule or throat of the sheath bearded with long villous hairs.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
The papillary cancers of the skin and the villous cancers of mucous membranes are thus distinguished.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
The first glume is rigidly coriaceous, gradually narrowed from a villous base to an erect scabrid awn, 1-nerved.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
The leaf-sheath is somewhat tight, glabrous, membranous at the mouth which is villous.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
Spikelets are 2- to 3-flowered, distichously racemed, narrowly turbinate, villous.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
He himself introduced a catheter, and on withdrawing it a piece of villous tissue was found.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 648, JUNE 2, 1888.VARIOUS
The pistillum is similarly dotted; the labellum internally striated, trifid, and villous at the apex.
THE MISSION TO SIAM, AND HU THE CAPITAL OF COCHIN CHINA, IN THE YEARS 1821-2GEORGE FINLAYSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VILLOUS

  • bearded
  • bewhiskered
  • bristly
  • bushy
  • downy
  • fleecy
  • flocculent
  • fluffy
  • furry
  • fuzzy
  • hirsute
  • lanate
  • pileous
  • piliferous
  • pilose
  • pubescent
  • rough
  • shaggy
  • stubbly
  • tufted
  • unshaven
  • unshorn
  • villous
  • whiskered
  • woolly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.