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See definition of villus on Dictionary.com
  • as inhair
  • as insmall intestine

synonyms for villus

  • eyebrow
  • fiber
  • fur
  • grass
  • haircut
  • hairstyle
  • mane
  • sideburn
  • strand
  • wig
  • wool
  • beard
  • bristle
  • cilium
  • coiffure
  • cowlick
  • cut
  • down
  • eyelash
  • feeler
  • filament
  • fluff
  • fringe
  • lock
  • mop
  • moustache
  • quill
  • ruff
  • shock
  • thatch
  • tress
  • tuft
  • vibrissa
  • whiskers
  • frizzies
  • split ends
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How to use villus in a sentence

Villi: soft hairs or papillate processes: plural of villus, q.v.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
Collectively, these structures are called the villi (singular villus).
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Villus: a short, hair-like or papillate process on the surface of certain absorbent and sensory organs.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VILLUS

  • beard
  • bristle
  • cilium
  • coiffure
  • cowlick
  • cut
  • down
  • eyebrow
  • eyelash
  • feeler
  • fiber
  • filament
  • fluff
  • fringe
  • frizzies
  • fur
  • grass
  • haircut
  • hairstyle
  • lock
  • mane
  • mop
  • moustache
  • quill
  • ruff
  • shock
  • sideburn
  • split ends
  • strand
  • thatch
  • tress
  • tuft
  • vibrissa
  • villus
  • whiskers
  • wig
  • wool
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.