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piliferous

[pahy-lif-er-uh s] /paɪˈlɪf ər əs/
adjective
1.
having or producing hair.
Origin of piliferous
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; pili- + -ferous
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piliferous

/paɪˈlɪfərəs/
adjective
1.
(esp of plants or their parts) bearing or ending in a hair or hairs
2.
designating the outer layer of root epidermis, which bears the root hairs
Word Origin
C19: from Latin pilus hair + -ferous. Compare pile³
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piliferous in Medicine

piliferous pi·lif·er·ous (pī-lĭf'ər-əs)
adj.
Bearing or producing hair.

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