villosity

[ vi-los-i-tee ]
/ vɪˈlɒs ɪ ti /

noun, plural vil·los·i·ties.

a villous surface or coating.
a number of villi together.
a villus.

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Origin of villosity

First recorded in 1770–80; villose + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for villosity

villosity
/ (vɪˈlɒsɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the state of being villous
a villous coating or surface
a villus or a collection of villi
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Medical definitions for villosity

villosity
[ vĭ-lŏsĭ-tē ]

n.

The condition of being villous.
A villous formation, surface, or coating.
A villus.
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