Villus

A tiny hair-like projection from the wall of the intestine

Villus

• (n.) One of the minute papillary processes on certain vascular membranes; a villosity; as, villi cover the lining of the small intestines of many animals and serve to increase the absorbing surface. • (n.) Fine hairs on plants, resembling the pile of velvet.
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villus

(vil;us) A minute projection that extends outward into the lumen from the mucosal layer of the small intestine.
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villus

(vil┬┤әs) a small vascular process or protrusion, as from the free surface of a membrane. arachnoid villi microscopic projections of the arachnoid into some of the venous sinuses. intestinal villi multitudinous threadlike projections covering the surfa...
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villus

noun a minute hairlike projection on mucous membrane
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Villus

Vil'lus noun ; plural Villi . [ Latin , shaggy hair, a tuft of hair.] 1. (Anat.) One of the minute papillary processes on certain vascular membranes; a villosity; as, villi cover the lining of the small intestines of many animals and serve to increase the absor...
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villus

A tiny hair-like projection, often on the surface of mucous membranes. The plural is villi.
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villus

in anatomy any of the small, slender, vascular projections that increase the surface area of a membrane. Important villous membranes include the ... [4 related articles]
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villus

Latin a hair; hence, a vascular, hair-like process, usually projecting from a mucous surface.
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villus

Origin: L, shaggy hair, a tuft of hair. ... 1. <anatomy> One of the minute papillary processes on certain vascular membranes; a villosity; as, villi cover the lining of the small intestines of many animals and serve to increase the absorbing surface. ... 2. <botany> Fine hairs on plants, resembling the pile of velvet. ... Source: Webste...
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villus

Small fingerlike projection extending into the interior of the small intestine and increasing the absorptive area of the intestinal wall. Digested nutrients, including sugars and amino acids, pass into the villi and are carried away by the circulating blood
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villus

soft velvety hair or fur
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villus

Type: Term Pronunciation: vil′ŭs, vil′ī Definitions: 1. A projection from the surface, especially of a mucous membrane. If the projection is minute, as from a cell surface, it is termed a microvillus. 2. An elongated dermal papilla projecting into an intraepidermal vesicle or cleft. See: festooning
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villus

villus (s), villi (pl) 1. One of the minute, wormlike processes on certain membranes; especially, on the mucous membrane of the small intestine, where they serve in absorbing nutriments. 2. One of the long, soft, straight hairs covering the fruit, flowers, and other parts of certain plants.
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Villus

Villus: 1. A tiny finger-like or hair-like projection. 2. A small vascular protrusion. Villus is the Latin word for shaggy hair or fleece. The plural is villi.
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villus

[n] - a minute hairlike projection on mucous membrane
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