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filose

[fahy-lohs]
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adjective
  1. threadlike.
  2. ending in a threadlike process.
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Origin of filose

1815–25; < Latin fīl(um) a thread + -ose1
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British Dictionary definitions for filose

filose

adjective
  1. biology resembling or possessing a thread or threadlike processfilose pseudopodia
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Word Origin

C19: from Latin fīlum thread
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