from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Biology Of, relating to, resembling, or covered with villi.
- adjective Botany Covered with long soft hairs.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Having villi; abounding in villiform processes; covered with fine hairs or woolly substance; nappy; shaggy; finely hirsute or hispid: as, a villous membrane.
- In botany, pubescent with long and soft hairs which are not interwoven
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Abounding in, or covered with, fine hairs, or a woolly substance; shaggy with soft hairs; nappy.
- adjective (Anat.) Furnished or clothed with villi.
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hairy, covered with soft long hair
- adjective biology Covered with
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Using term villous cytotrophoblast preparations, Aris and colleagues found that high levels of vitamins C (50 and 100 µM) and E (20 and 50 µM) affect placental function and immunity in standard culture conditions, as reflected by a decreased secretion of hCG and an increased production of TNF-alpha in a dose-dependent manner
Later, Crocker et al. exposed term villous tissues to different oxygen concentrations (3% and 17% O
That leads to a truncating of the villi lining the small intestine (called villous atrophy).
That leads to flattening of the lining of the small intestine (called villous atrophy).
Pregnant women carrying fetuses at risk for these disorders require counseling about the potential for prenatal transplantation to treat their specific disease, and, if appropriate, will require chorionic villous sampling (CVS) at 10 weeks gestation for early prenatal diagnosis.
Jatla M, Zemel B, Bokhari A, Bierly P, Russo P, Verma R. Body mass index and degree of villous atrophy correlate with bone mineral content deficits in children at time of diagnosis with celiac disease.
Kitano Y, Ruchelli E, Weiner S, Adzick NS: Hepatic mesenchymal hamartoma associated with mesenchymal stem villous hyperplasia of the placenta.
Chorionic villous sampling was also performed to rule out a fetal chromosomal anomaly that occurs in 6 to 8 percent of such cases.
All villous substances, as wool, skins of animals, and down of birds, have heat.
PLECTRANTHUS PARVIFLORUS, the yellow VIGNA LANCEOLATA, with a villous form of AJUGA AUSTRALIS, and a little PILOTHECA, with narrow, closepressed leaves. 120