piliform

[pil-uh-fawrm]

adjective

having the form of a hair; resembling hair.

Origin of piliform

From the New Latin word piliformis, dating back to 1820–30. See pili-, -form
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British Dictionary definitions for piliform

piliform

adjective

botany resembling a long hair
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Medicine definitions for piliform

piliform

[pīlə-fôrm′, pĭlə-]

adj.

Having the form of a hair.
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